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Herbarium specimen: Amaranthus blitum

Taxon:Amaranthaceae: Amaranthus blitum L. ("Guernsey Pigweed")
det. James B Phipps 20/8/1956
Other name:Amaranthaceae: Amaranthus albus L. ("White Pigweed")
Filed in taxon folder:Amaranthaceae: Amaranthus blitum L. ("Guernsey Pigweed")
Collected by:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Collection date:27/7/1935
Locality:Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Clevedon, ST47, a weed at edge of drive by entrance to Clevedon Court.
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Amaranthus blitum herbarium specimen from Clevedon, VC6 North Somerset in 1935 by Mr Harold Stuart Thompson.
notes:'Pointed it out to Sir Ambrose Elton after tea with him and said i had seen it there in plenty in 1917' HST

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Documented by keith barnett on 27th December 2008.

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