Chromolaena odorata is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to ParaíBa, Venezuela, Amapá, Saint Lucia, Puerto Rico, Sergipe, Cerrado, Pernambuco, Honduras, Roraima, Trinidad And Tobago, US Minor Outlying Islands, Espirito Santo, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso, Pampa, Suriname, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Pantanal, Caatinga, Guatemala, Central America, Cuba, RondôNia, Amazônia, Mata Atlântica, Ceará, Bolivia, SãO Paulo, The Americas, Grenada, French Guiana, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Peru, Pará, Brazil, Paraná, Tocantins, Bahia, Mexico, Guyana, The Contiguous United States, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Guadeloupe, Dominica, The Dominican Republic, Uruguay, El Salvador, Rio Grande Do Sul, Panama, Jamaica, Haiti, Piauí, Costa Rica, Alagoas, Colombia, Paraguay, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Norte, Ecuador, U.S. Virgin Islands, Maranhao, Santa Catarina, Nicaragua, Argentina, GoiáS, Minas Gerais, North America, and Acre (Brazil). They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Hypocala andremona, Danaus genutia, Hylephila phyleus, and Spicauda procne. Individuals can grow to 2.6 m.
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