Chamber Bitter (Phyllanthus urinaria)


Phyllanthus Urinaria, or more commonly know as Chamber Bitter, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Phyllanthus. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Phyllanthus Urinaria or Chamber Bitter's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Phyllanthus
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Order: Euphorbiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) PR (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CCW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (chamberbitter niuri)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FAC) 6(NI) C(FAC) H(FAC)

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