Plants of USA and Canada

Euchiton sphaericus (Willd.) Anderb.

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Name: Euchiton sphaericus (Willd.) Anderb.
Nomencl. ref.: Opera Bot. 104: 167. 1991

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Common names

US name U.S. name: tropical creeping cudweed

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual


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Euchiton sphaericus
Euchiton sphaericus
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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Euchiton sphaericus (Willd.) Anderb.
Map for Euchiton sphaericus (Willd.) Anderb.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Euchiton

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