Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
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Julia Scher, Federal Noxious Weeds Disseminules, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org bug_5376308
Julia Scher, Federal Noxious Weeds Disseminules, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org bug_5376309
Terrestrial or occasionally aquatic; Forb
Documented growing wild in GA - SC
Rare in GA & SC
Look for it in disturbed wet muck, per Weakley's Flora
This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
- Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
- SC List of Regulated Pest Plant Species, 2017
- Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2009
- USDA Federal Noxious Weeds, 091820
5 stamens, united at base
Flowers in axillary spikes
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