Purple Amaranth
Amaranthus cruentus Amaranth Family
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Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Red

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Egg-shaped

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Composting Site (9)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston