alligatorweed
alligator weed n.
An aquatic South American perennial plant (Alternanthera philoxeroides) having opposite, lance-shaped leaves and tight clusters of small whitish flowers. It is a mat-forming weed in warm, freshwater habitats, such as the southeast United States.

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Universalium. 2010.

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