Redroot
Amaranthus retroflexus Amaranth Family
(c) Bogdan
(c) Bogdan

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Green

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Egg-shaped

Habitat Type: Common

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Central Woodland (4), Composting Site (9)

Total Number of EMUs: 2

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Hairy stem




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