Alternanthera philoxeroides (Alligator Weed) is a species of shrub in the family Amaranthaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Mato Grosso Do Sul, Pantanal, Amazônia, North America, Bahia, Peru, Bolivia, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, Amapá, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Uruguay, Sergipe, Rio Grande Do Norte, Mata Atlântica, ParaíBa, Pará, Espirito Santo, Venezuela, Santa Catarina, Pampa, Paraguay, Caatinga, Argentina, Alagoas, SãO Paulo, Paraná, Pernambuco, and Cerrado. They have simple, broad leaves, white flowers, and capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Common buckeye, Melangyna novaezelandiae, and Syrphid fly. Individuals can grow to 0.061 m.
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