Amaranthus albus

Plant Name     

Amaranthus albus L.

Botanical Info
An annual species of flowering plant, 20-70 cm heigh

Geography  Native to the tropical Americas but widespread introduced species in other places, including Eurasia. Grows in fields, crops,  on waste grounds, garbage places, on the roads roads and in valleys of the rivers.

Chemical Content  Alkaloids, Rutinum, flavonoids.  Seeds: fat oil.

Traditional Use and Activity Quarantine weed. Feed