Amaranthus spinosus L.

Click to view larger image.

Repository: BOON
Family: Amaranthaceae
Common Name: Spiny Amaranth
Primary Collector: D.B. Poindexter
Primary Collector #: 08-1126
Date: 2008-09-03T00:00:00
Datum: WGS84
Reliability: Exact
Latitude: 36.521644
Longitude: -81.042692
Elevation: 780 meters


Alleghany County: Gap Civil Township, Edwards Crossroads. Located at the property of Dr. Terry Johnson, off of Scenic Valley Rd. (SR 1433), which has a perimeter craddled by Little River. Growing in disturbed areas at the farm entrance. Occasional, exotic annual forb/herb.


Double click near marker to zoom

Javascript is required to view this map.


Derick B. Poindexter
Research Botanist

Department of Biology
I.W. Carpenter, Jr.
Herbarium (BOON)
572 Rivers St.
Boone, NC 28608

*Current Address*

UNC Herbarium (NCU)
´╗┐NC Botanical Garden
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3280