Pseudelephantopus facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPseudelephantopus spicatus
The genus is monotypic, being represented by the species Pseudelephantopus spicatus, commonly known as dog's-tongue or false elephant's foot. It is native to tropical areas in Mesoamerica, South America, and the West Indies and is naturalized in Florida, mostly on sandy soils. It has also been introduced to Africa,Southeast Asia, and some islands in the Pacific.
Pseudelephantopus spicatus is a perennial herb spreading by underground rhizomes. Flowers are white to pinkish or purplish.
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