Amaranthus palmeri

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAmaranthaceae
Family (Traditional)Amaranthaceae
GenusAmaranthus
SpeciesAmaranthus palmeri S. Watson
Common Namecarelessweed
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: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (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
Alternanthera palmeri Alternanthera palmeri (S. Watson)

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), Caldwell (KY), Campbell (KY), Madison (KY), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Dyer (TN), Giles (TN), Knox (TN), Macon (TN), Madison (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100193554 Shelby Tennessee 02 Aug 1978 James Files
78H0201
EKY
Amaranthus palmeri
31234100193521 Caldwell Kentucky 20 Sep 1984 Patricia A. Dalton
908
EKY
Amaranthus palmeri
BEREA001417 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Amaranthus palmeri
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amaranthus palmeri
31973000004936 Campbell Kentucky 27 Sep 1981 Buddell, George
431
KNK
Amaranthus palmeri
31973000004935 Campbell Kentucky 27 Sep 1981 Buddell, George
430
KNK
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090497 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090495 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090498 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090486 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090488 Macon Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090500 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090489 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090493 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
31234100193547 Madison Kentucky 07 Jul 1979 Brian Boom
421
EKY
Amaranthus palmeri
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Amaranthus palmeri
31973000004937 Campbell Kentucky 27 Sep 1981 Buddell, George
485
KNK
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090490 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090491 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090494 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090496 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090501 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090487 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090499 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0072363 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0072364 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0072580 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
BRIT68448 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56474
VDB
Amaranthus palmeri
BRIT68469 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56473
VDB
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090485 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
TENN-V-0090492 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Amaranthus palmeri
UCHT011026 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Amaranthus palmeri
UCHT011027 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0030592 Montgomery Tennessee 23 Sep 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0030591 Montgomery Tennessee 23 Sep 1998 Edward Chester
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0087461 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0030590 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0072365 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0056078 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0030589 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0052413 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
APSC0048823 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Amaranthus palmeri
BRIT68450 Cheatham Tennessee 20 Aug 1986 R. Kral
73581
VDB
Amaranthus palmeri
BRIT68449 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Oct 1987 R. Kral
74560
VDB
Amaranthus palmeri
BRIT68468 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56474
VDB
Amaranthus palmeri
BRIT68467 Wilson Tennessee 18 Aug 1975 R. Kral
56476
VDB
Amaranthus palmeri
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