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Alternanthera flavescens
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Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides
Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Alternanthera philoxeroides
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Buprestidae  Acmaeodera alicia @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Diaspididae  Abgrallaspis cyanophylli @ AMNH_PBI (2)
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Orthotylus sp_ms_sydneyensis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

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Alternanthera Forssk.
joyweed


General Information
Symbol: ALTER2
Group: Dicot
Family: Amaranthaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I,N
VI   I,N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Amaranthaceae – Amaranth family
Genus Alternanthera Forssk. – joyweed

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 15 species of Alternanthera . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera bettzichiana</i>
(Regel) Voss
Alternanthera bettzichiana
calicoplant Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera brasiliana</i>
(L.) Kuntze
Alternanthera brasiliana
Brazilian joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera caracasana</i>
Kunth
Alternanthera caracasana
washerwoman Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera crucis</i>
(Moq.) Boldingh
Alternanthera crucis
West Indian joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera echinocephala</i>
(Hook. f.) Christoph. [excluded]
Alternanthera echinocephala
Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera ficoidea</i>
(L.) P. Beauv.
Alternanthera ficoidea
sanguinaria Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera flavescens</i>
Kunth
Alternanthera flavescens
yellow joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera flavogrisea</i>
Urb.
Alternanthera flavogrisea
hairy joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera hassleriana</i>
Chodat ex Chodat & Hassler
Alternanthera hassleriana
Hassler's alternanthera Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera maritima</i>
(Mart.) A. St.-Hil.
Alternanthera maritima
seaside joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera paronychioides</i>
A. St.-Hil.
Alternanthera paronychioides
smooth joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera philoxeroides</i>
(Mart.) Griseb.
Alternanthera philoxeroides
alligatorweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera pungens</i>
Kunth
Alternanthera pungens
khakiweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera sessilis</i>
(L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Alternanthera sessilis
sessile joyweed Distribution of <i>
Alternanthera trigyna</i>
L. [excluded]
Alternanthera trigyna

Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Arkansas alligatorweed Noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Alternanthera alligatorweed This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Flora of North America (ALTER2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ALTER2)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (ALTER2)

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