Amaranth, Love-Lies-Bleeding, Pigweed

This is a genus of about 60 species of annuals and short lived herbaceous perennials. From the Greek for "unfading" referring to the long lasting flowers that have a persistent calyx and bracts of the inflorescence.


Amaranthus albus White Pigweed
A. biltoides Prostrate Pigweed

A. caudatus

Green Tails
A. condones Love-Lies-Bleeding
A. hybridus Green Amaranth
A. hypochodriacus Grain Amaranth
A. retroflexus Redroot or Rough Pigweed
A. tricolor Chinese Spinach or Joseph's Coat


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