Calflora
Taxon  Report   12203    
Alternanthera sessilis  (L.) R. Br. ex DC.  
(no longer an active name)
Sessile joyweed
Alternanthera sessilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: AMARANTHACEAE  
Genus: Alternanthera

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Achyranthes sessilis
PLANTS: Alternanthera glabra
PLANTS: Gomphrena sessilis
NOTE: Alternanthera sessilis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Alternanthera sessilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (ALSE4)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 12, 2020).