Taxonomy
Kingdom
Plantae
Phylum
Magnoliophyta
Class
Magnoliopsida
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Amaranthaceae
Genus
Alternanthera
Species
brasiliana
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
0 meters
Max Depth
1 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Central and South America, Mexico, southeastern USA
Habitat-Biology
  • beach and shoreline
  • emergent vegetation
  • nonindigenous to Gulf of Mexico