Latin name: Amaranthus albus L.
  Pronunciation: am-ar-AN-thus AL-bus

  Common name: Pigweed amaranth, Tumbleweed
  Family: Amaranthaceae (Amaranthus)
  Habitat: Disturbed and waste places, native to tropical
  America

  Blooming period: May to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Amaranthus
  2) albus
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