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Native to parts of North America, though it may be introduced into Montana. Seldom collected in the state.
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Sandhills Amaranth (Amaranthus arenicola) Conservation Status Review
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Dioecious. Stems erect, 50–100 cm with glabrous foliage. Leaf blade oblanceolate, 1–8 cm long, longer than petiole. Inflorescence terminal and axillary spikes or panicles; bracts ovate-attenuate, 1–3 mm long. Flowers: sepals 5, 2–3 mm long with dark midveins; stamens 5. Utricle ca. 1.5 mm long, shorter than sepals (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)