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Alternanthera philoxeroides (Martius) Grisebach
Amaranthaceae: Amaranth Family

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Opposite, entire leaves; sessile or nearly sessile flowers in spikes or heads

Florida Distribution Map
DescriptionAscending or decumbent stems,  herbaceous
Habitat:Wetlands; disturbed sites, low ground, ditches, ponds
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Alligatorweed Identification andControl
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Species List
Law Against Transport
Plant Viruses Online ( alligatorweed stunting closterovirus)
Vascular Plants of North Central Florida

Page Credits:
Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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