EPPO Global Database

Amaranthus tuberculatus(AMATU)

Code created in: 2004-04-29

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AMATU
  • Preferred name: Amaranthus tuberculatus
  • Authority: (Moquin-Tandon) Sauer


USA (central and northeast). Introduced in a few Euromediterranean countries, Canada (British Columbia, Manitoba to Québec), USA (west coast and southeast)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acnida altissima (Riddell) Standley
Acnida tuberculata Moquin-Tandon
Amaranthus altissima Riddell
Amaranthus rudis Sauer

Common names
Name Language
rough-fruit amaranth English
rough-fruited water-hemp English
tall waterhemp English (US)
Acnide tuberculée French
amarante rugueuse French
Amarante tuberculée French
amaranto tuberculato Italian
щирица бугорчатая Russian
yarbuz haggadot Hebrew
יַרְבּוּז הַגָּדוֹת Hebrew
laskavec tamaryškový Czech