cayenne porterweed
Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl


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EDDMapS Distribution

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Lamiales
Family: Verbenaceae
Genus: Stachytarpheta

Other System Links

Plants: STCA8
GRIN: 35416
ITIS: 32206

Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:

Stachytarpheta dichotoma (Ruiz & Pavón) Vahl(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs
Category: Shrub or Subshrub