Species Detail

Amaranthus retroflexus L.
redroot, pigweed


Scientific Name:  
Amaranthus retroflexus L.
Common Name:  
redroot, pigweed
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Fall, Spring
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Vine

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Amaranthus retroflexus L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Food  seeds gathered; ground and made into flour
Botanical Sources  
Amaranthus retroflexus L.
No sources entered.
Related Sources  
Amaranthus retroflexus L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   charred remains of Amaranthus sp. found at Miami Village in Fort Wayne, 1795-1812 (Ehler Site)