Alternanthera (Joyweed) is a genus of shrub in the family Amaranthaceae. They are climbers. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, The Contiguous United States, and Puerto Rico. They have capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Common Hedge Blue, Irenia Metalmark, Plain tiger, and Strymon davara. Individuals can grow to 1.5 m.
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