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Amaranthus albus L.

Synonyms

Amaranthus gracilentus, Amaranthus graecizans, Amaranthus littoralis, Amaranthus pubescens, Galliaria albida, Glomeraria alba

Common names

Common tumbleweed, tumble pigweed, pigweed amaranth, prostrate pigweed

Extract from Wikipedia article

Amaranthus albus is an annual species of flowering plant. It is native to the tropical Americas but a widespread introduced species in other places, including Europe, Africa, and Australia.[+]

LinkWeb of caterpillars on common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBranch of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkGreenish white stem of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkCommon tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkShoot of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) taken from a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
LinkCommon tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) with emerging green inflorescences taken from a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
LinkClose up of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) taken from a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
LinkCommon tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) in a depression on roadside of Salwa Road near Mukaynis. Qatar, November 27, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkYoung plant of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) on roadside of Salwa Road near Mukaynis. Qatar, November 27, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Abū Nakẖlah, Qatar
LinkClose up of shoots of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) taken from roadside of Salwa Road near Mukaynis. Qatar, November 27, 2015
LinkReddish plant of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) on roadside of Dukhan Highway near Ash-Shahaniyah. Qatar, December 18, 2015
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar
LinkReddish shoots of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) taken from roadside of Dukhan Highway near Ash-Shahaniyah. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkClose up of a reddish shoot of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) taken from roadside of Dukhan Highway near Ash-Shahaniyah. Qatar, December 18, 2015
LinkSeeds of common tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) taken from roadside depression of Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkCommon tumbleweed (Amaranthus albus) on roadside of Salwa Road near Mukaynis. Qatar, February 5, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar

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