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Alternanthera paronichyoides A. St.-Hil
Smooth joyweed

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

Family: Amaranthaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical America.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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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