Taxon  Report   265 
Alternanthera caracasana  Kunth
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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Genus: Alternanthera
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Achyranthes peploides
TJM2 + PLANTS: Alternanthera peploides
TJM2: Alternanthera pungens
TJM2: Alternanthera repens
More information about  Alternanthera caracasana
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2016).

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