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Smooth Joyweed (Alternanthera paronychioides)

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  • Smooth Joyweed (Alternanthera Paronychioides) http://www.sagebud.com/smooth-joyweed-alternanthera-paronychioides
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work by uploader | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Smooth Joyweed (Alternanthera Paronychioides) http://www.sagebud.com/smooth-joyweed-alternanthera-paronychioides
    Credit: J.M.Garg | Own work by uploader | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Alternanthera Paronychioides, or more commonly know as Smooth Joyweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Alternanthera. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Alternanthera Paronychioides or Smooth Joyweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Alternanthera
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (NI) PR (N) VI (N)




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