sessile joyweed, Alternanthera sessilis  (Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae) - 0015010

sessile joyweed
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.

Descriptor: Seed(s)
Description: Our descriptive literature says that A. sessilis is unique for the genus in that the tepals (perianth segments) are shorter than (rarely barely as long as) the heart-shaped, one-seeded fruit. This picture shows tepals which exceed the fruit in length.
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Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: USDA APHIS PPQ Archive
Organization: USDA APHIS PPQ
Country: United States

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Image Number: 0015010

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Image uploaded on Friday, February 01, 2002
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, August 02, 2011