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