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Alternanthera paronichyoides A. St.-Hil
Smooth joyweed

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical America.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Alternanthera paronichyoides
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Ethan Freid 06-158 FTG
Mayaguana, Bahamas, 2006

Other data on Alternanthera paronichyoides available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Alternanthera paronichyoides has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Reported


Alternanthera paronichyoides has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Mainland) Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized


Alternanthera paronichyoides has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland


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Alternanthera paronichyoides
Copyright by: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Ethan Freid 06-158 FTG
Mayaguana, Bahamas, 2006