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Alternanthera caracasana Kunth
Synonym(s): Achyranthes peploides, Alternanthera peploides
USDA Symbol: ALCA5
The Amaranthaceae are a family of annual or perennial herbs with small, crowded flowers. There are usually 5 sepals and no petals. Filaments of the stamens are often united into a short tube.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Sibley Nature Center
- Midland, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0973
Collected Oct 12, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Record Last Modified: 2008-07-12
Research By: TWC Staff