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West Indian Chinchweed (Pectis linearis)

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Pectis Linearis, or more commonly know as West Indian Chinchweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Pectis. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Pectis Linearis or West Indian Chinchweed's floral region is Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Pectis
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N) VI (N)




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