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Triffid Weed

Chromolaena odorata (L.) R. King & H. Rob.

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Chromolaena odorata (Triffid Weed) is a species of shrub in the family Asteraceae. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to North America, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, US Minor Outlying Islands, The Contiguous United States, Piauí, ParaíBa, Maranhao, GoiáS, Distrito Federal, Caatinga, Rio Grande Do Sul, Rio De Janeiro, Pampa, Mato Grosso, Santa Catarina, SãO Paulo, Acre (Brazil), AmazôNia, Espirito Santo, Alagoas, Roraima, Paraná, Mata AtlâNtica, Pernambuco, Amapá, Tocantins, Minas Gerais, Pará, Cerrado, RondôNia, Sergipe, Bahia, Ceará, AmazôNia, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Pantanal, Rio Grande Do Norte, Paraguay, Suriname, Dominica, Brazil, Trinidad And Tobago, Guyana, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Jamaica, Bolivia, Uruguay, The Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Colombia, Costa Rica, Haiti, Venezuela, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Ecuador, Central America, Saint Lucia, Argentina, French Guiana, The Americas, Panama, Grenada, Peru, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, and The Americas. They have simple, simple leaves. Flowers are visited by Eantis tamenund, Papilio rumiko, Dorantes Longtail, and Gulf Fritillary. Individuals can grow to 2.6 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Triffid weed. View this species on GBIF