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Amaranthus blitoides S.Watson., plant annual, glabrous, and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Life Form: Th

Flowering in: Jul-Nov


Phytochoria: S.Cosm

The native range of this species is Central & E. Central U.S.A.

Notes: Introduced in Libya

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jafarah Plain Jabal Nafusa area Marmarica Plateau
Al-Hdaba Treatment Plant Tripoli 2016 Souq Al-Gomaa 10 km east of Tripoli- and Ain Zara 20 km east of Tripoli 2016 Msallata-Garaboulli Province 2020 Marmarica (north-eastern part of Libya) 2002 Dafna region (Tobruk to Msaid) 2008


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest:  
Mahklouf, M.H., Sherif, A.S., Betelmal, A.G. (2020) Floristic Study and Species Diverisy of Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya. J. of Advanced Botany and Zoology Volume 7 / Issue 3 ISSN: 2348 – 7313

Msallata-Garaboulli Province in Libya 2020
Mahklouf, M.H., Abuhadra, M.N., Essokne, R.S. (2016) A New Record Amaranthus blitoides S. Watson. (Amaranthaceae) For the Flora of Libya. American Journal of Life Science Researches-Jul-2016, Volume 4, Issue 3.


A New Record Amaranthus blitoides S. Watson.
Mahklouf, M. H. &Al Sghair, F. G. (2016) Biodiversity and Floristic Study of Al-Hdaba Treatment Plant Tripoli-Libya. American Journal of Life Science Researches, Original Article, pag. (101-103).Jul 2016, Volume 4, Issue 3, DOI: 10.21859/ajlsr-040307.

Biodiversity and Floristic Study of Al-Hdaba Treatment
Barrani, M. W. (2008) A study of environmental degradation factors in the semi-desert Dafna region-Libya. Master Thesis-Department of Science and environmental engineering-Postgraduate Academy Benghazi branch. (In Arabic)
El-Shaary MS. 2002. The Natural Vegetation in Marmarica plateau (North-eastern Libya). First ed. Tobruk (Libya): Published by the local Authority. (In Arabic)