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Purple Amaranth (Amaranthus blitum L.)

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An annual native to South America and possibly central Asia, and introduced in North America, where it has a scattered distribution.

Range - Expand

Introduced or Not Present
Native or Introduced

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

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