Grow Your Garden


Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes aspera)

  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Frank Vincentz | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Frank Vincentz | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Frank Vincentz | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Devil's Horsewhip (Achyranthes Aspera) http://www.sagebud.com/devils-horsewhip-achyranthes-aspera/
    Credit: Frank Vincentz | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
ACAS.jpg

Achyranthes Aspera, or more commonly know as Devil's Horsewhip, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Achyranthes. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Achyranthes Aspera or Devil's Horsewhip's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Achyranthes
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I) VI (I)




comments powered by Disqus

Browse Plants by State

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming