Tropical Whiteweed (Ageratum conyzoides)


Ageratum Conyzoides, or more commonly know as Tropical Whiteweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ageratum. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Ageratum Conyzoides or Tropical Whiteweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi and North Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ageratum
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (N) VI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACU) 3(FACU) C(FAC-) H(FAC*)

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