Iresine rhizomatosa

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Iresine rhizomatosa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Iresine
Species: I. rhizomatosa
Binomial name
Iresine rhizomatosa

Iresine rhizomatosa is a species of plant in the amaranth family. It is native to the Southeastern United States. It has a spotty distribution, being concentrated in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains and along the coast.[1] It is often found in thin woods over sandy alluvial soil, often along rivers or dunes.[2] It is a rhizomatous perennial that produces white flowers in the fall.


  1. ^ "Floristic synthesis map" (PNG). Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Flora of North America