Taxon  Report   266 
Alternanthera philoxeroides  (C. Martius) Griseb.
alligator weed, alligatorweed
Alternanthera philoxeroides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high -- ALERT (plant profile).

 

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Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Alternanthera
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Achyranthes philoxeroides
 Information about  Alternanthera philoxeroides  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALPH)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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