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Alternanthera philoxeroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Alternanthera
Species: A. philoxeroides
Binomial name
Alternanthera philoxeroides
(Mart.) Griseb.

Alternanthera philoxeroides is "alligator weed", an invasive species. It is an aquatic plant species and can be found in waterways.

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