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Plant family: amaranthaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the amaranthaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Amaranthus (weed species) pigweed insignificant green
Amaranthus caudatus 'Viridis' green tassel flowerannual green36-48"
Amaranthus hybrids amaranthannual
Amaranthus spinosus spiny amaranth; thorny pigweedannual
Amaranthus tricolor elephant head amaranthannual deep purple (summer)2-3'
Celosia spicata flamingo featherannual pink (summer)12-18"
Gomphrena 'Fireworks' globe amaranthannual/perennial pink2-4'
Gomphrena decumbens 'Little Grapes' globe amaranth; airy bachelor's buttonsperennial (Z8b-11) purple36"
Gomphrena globosa globe amaranthannual white,pink,purple (summer)12-24"
Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry Fields' globe amaranthannual red pompoms (summer)2'

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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