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Celosia argentea var. cristata (L.) Kuntze
Family: Amaranthaceae
Celosia argentea var. cristata image
Stephanie Harvey  
Rarely escapes from cult. in our range. It is a cultigen derived from C. argentea, with cristate, fan-shaped, or distorted spikes in a variety of colors.

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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