Taxon  Report   265 
Alternanthera caracasana  Kunth
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Alternanthera caracasana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Community:
escaped cultivar
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Alternanthera
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Achyranthes peploides
TJM2 + PLANTS: Alternanthera peploides
TJM2: Alternanthera pungens
TJM2: Alternanthera repens
 Information about  Alternanthera caracasana  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ALCA5)

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 02, 2015).

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