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Mat Chaff Flower (Alternanthera caracasana Kunth)

Also known as mat chaff-flower, washerwoman, khakiweed, washerwoman.

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Expanded or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

This species is native to Mexico and has greatly expanded its range northward; we do not know the exact extent of its native range, but POWO and BONAP agree that it is native to Mexico but not the US. We have yet to build the portion of its map in Mexico.