Amaranthus albus L.
Common Name: TUMBLEWEED
Coefficient of Conservatism: 0
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt A-Forb

Amaranthus albus A. A. Reznicek

A native American tumbleweed, but not collected in Michigan before 1878 (Kent Co.). Disturbed places of all kinds, especially sandy areas: roadsides, railroads, dumps, gravel pits, fields, beaches, and gardens.

Locations

Alcona County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Baraga County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Charlevoix County
    Only on Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
    Only on Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=48.