Seabeach Amaranth – Have you ever seen this plant before?

Posted October 26, 2023 In News

Look at this beauty that was spotted in Rockaways, Queens! Seabeach Amaranth (“Amaranthus Pumilus”) is an annual vascular plant that signifies a healthy beach ecosystem. Native to the U.S. Atlantic coast beaches, it is known for contributing to coastal resiliency which includes aiding in sand binding.