Amaranthus tuberculatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Family (Traditional)Amaranthaceae
GenusAmaranthus
SpeciesAmaranthus tuberculatus (Moq.) J. D. Sauer
Common Nameroughfruit amaranth
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 1.3
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Acnida altissima Acnida altissima (Riddell) Moq.
Acnida altissima var. prostrata Acnida altissima var. prostrata (Uline & W.L.Bray) Fernald
Acnida altissima var. subnuda Acnida altissima var. subnuda (S.Watson ex A. Gray) Fernald
Acnida concatenata Acnida concatenata (Moq.) Small
Acnida subnuda Acnida subnuda (S.Watson) Standl.
Acnida tamariscina Acnida tamariscina A.Gray
Acnida tamariscina var. prostrata Acnida tamariscina var. prostrata Uline & W.L.Bray
Acnida tuberculata Acnida tuberculata Moq.
Amaranthus altissimus Amaranthus altissimus Riddell
Amaranthus ambigens Amaranthus ambigens Standl.
Amaranthus rudis Amaranthus rudis J.D.Sauer
Amaranthus tamariscinus Amaranthus tamariscinus Nutt.
Amaranthus tuberculatus var. prostratus Amaranthus tuberculatus var. prostratus (Uline & W.L.Bray) Mohlenbr.
Amaranthus tuberculatus var. rudis Amaranthus tuberculatus var. rudis (J.D. Sauer) Costea & Tardif
Amaranthus tuberculatus var. subnudus Amaranthus tuberculatus var. subnudus (S.Watson) Mohlenbr.
Montelia tamariscina Montelia tamariscina

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Boone (KY), Boyd (KY), Bracken (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Crittenden (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Greenup (KY), Henderson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Rowan (KY), Trigg (KY), Trimble (KY), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Dyer (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Putnam (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100193661 Lewis Kentucky 17 Aug 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
M2-879
EKY
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001441 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001421 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus rudis
BEREA001436 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001438 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001446 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001422 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus rudis
BEREA001447 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001444 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001443 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001440 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001419 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus rudis
31973000004950 Campbell Kentucky 29 Sep 1997 Naczi, Robert
6993
KNK
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000005283 Campbell Kentucky 21 Jul 2014 Conley, Justin
2014-0044
KNK
Amaranthus rudis
31234100193653 Ballard Kentucky 25 Sep 1973 Raymond Athey
2598
EKY
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31234100193679 Henderson Kentucky 09 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
6023
EKY
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31234100193687 Lewis Kentucky 08 Jul 1995 Rudy A. Gelis
M2-465
EKY
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31234100193026 Franklin Kentucky 15 Oct 1981 Hal Bryan
FR-354
EKY
Acnida altissima
31234100193638 McCracken Kentucky 30 Aug 1975 Raymond Athey
3176
EKY
Amaranthus tamariscinus
31234100193604 Greenup Kentucky 03 Oct 1994 Randy L. Mears
s.n.
EKY
Amaranthus rudis
31234100193620 Fulton Kentucky 05 Oct 1984 Raymond Athey
5066
EKY
Amaranthus tamariscinus
BEREA001423 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus rudis
BEREA001437 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001442 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001445 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA001439 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000004941 Boone Kentucky 02 Aug 1977 Thieret, John
50147
KNK
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000004953 Campbell Kentucky 29 Sep 1997 Naczi, Robert
6992
KNK
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000004951 Kenton Kentucky 1977-08 Applegarth, Patrick
225
KNK
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000004944 Kenton Kentucky 29 Jul 1977 Applegarth, Patrick
195
KNK
Amaranthus rudis
MDKY00007126 Campbell Kentucky
MDKY
Amaranthus tuberculatus
MDKY00007125 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090515 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090510 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090563 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090562 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090519 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090518 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090561 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090790 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090565 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090516 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090564 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090512 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090517 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090511 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090557 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
UCHT011039 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BEREA024307 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030617 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030612 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030606 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0080581 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115038 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030607 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030560 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030610 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000004942 Campbell Kentucky 28 Sep 1993 Naczi, Robert
3550
KNK
Amaranthus tuberculatus
31973000004943 Kenton Kentucky 01 Aug 1977 Applegarth, Patrick
230
KNK
Amaranthus rudis
31973000004952 Bracken Kentucky 01 Oct 1983 Buddell, George
2381
KNK
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090559 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090558 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090560 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090514 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090513 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
TENN-V-0090520 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
UCHT011038 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Amaranthus tuberculatus
UCHT011037 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030632 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115035 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115040 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030565 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0072415 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030556 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030611 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115031 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030568 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115027 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030604 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0084317 Jefferson Kentucky 06 Aug 1991 Max Medley
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030596 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030605 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030563 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030635 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030562 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030602 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115039 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115030 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0050570 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030566 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030603 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030567 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115033 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030628 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115036 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0045181 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030558 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030595 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115037 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030597 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0054354 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030564 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030601 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030599 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115029 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0073461 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0119182 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0114225 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030608 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0052303 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030598 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0104839 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030569 Livingston Kentucky 17 Oct 1977 Raymond Athey
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030561 Obion Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115026 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0115028 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030609 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030624 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0093182 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030555 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
HTTU001103 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Amaranthus rudis
UCHT035177 Ballard Kentucky
UCHT
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68476 Davidson Tennessee 25 Sep 1962 R. B. Channell
s.n.
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68483 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56477
VDB
Amaranthus tamariscinus
BRIT68492 Humphreys Tennessee 25 Sep 1987 R. Kral
74525
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68479 Cheatham Tennessee 28 Sep 1967 R. Kral
29299
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68490 Obion Tennessee 29 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1567
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0050046 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT555089 Boyd Kentucky 13 Aug 1986 Allison W. Cusick
25698
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT555092 Livingston Kentucky 17 Oct 1977 Raymond Athey
3892
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT555091 Fulton Kentucky 05 Oct 1978 Raymond Athey
4286
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68489 Obion Tennessee 27 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1527
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68481 Lauderdale Tennessee 14 Sep 1976 Patrick Keiran
769
VDB
Amaranthus tamariscinus
BRIT68486 Obion Tennessee 29 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1563
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68491 Obion Tennessee 29 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1561
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68470 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56472
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68525 Davidson Tennessee 19 Oct 1985 R. Kral
73089
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68528 Davidson Tennessee 07 Sep 1965 R. Kral
26055A
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68471 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56471
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68478 Davidson Tennessee 30 Aug 1973 R. Kral
51509
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68473 Obion Tennessee 16 Sep 1986 Milo Guthrie
1402
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68487 Obion Tennessee 29 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1565
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030623 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68485 Williamson Tennessee 16 Sep 1978 R. Kral
62741
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68526 Davidson Tennessee 13 Oct 1985 R. Kral
73064
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030559 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68474 Lake Tennessee 18 Sep 1986 Milo Guthrie
1415
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68480 Cheatham Tennessee 21 Sep 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2371
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68527 Davidson Tennessee R. Kral
26055A
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68472 Shelby Tennessee 21 Oct 1964 Delzie Demaree
51766
VDB
Amaranthus rudis
BRIT68488 Obion Tennessee 29 Oct 1986 Milo Guthrie
1566
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
BRIT68484 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56475
VDB
Amaranthus tamariscinus
BRIT555090 Campbell Kentucky 31 Jul 1984 Allison W. Cusick
23748
VDB
Amaranthus tuberculatus
TENN-V-0090738 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Amaranthus rudis
APSC0115032 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0072416 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
APSC0030557 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus tuberculatus
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