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Joyweed (Alternanthera)


Alternanthera, or more commonly know as Joyweed, is of the genus Alternanthera. Alternanthera or Joyweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Alternanthera
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • State Noxious Status: AR (NW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AR (alligatorweed)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE

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