|FORM Weedy plants
Species in our area 24 (Gray); 25 (B&B)43
Distribution native to tropical and subtropical areas.
Flowers Clusters or spikes of inconspicuous flowers subtended by 3 greenish bracts. The bracts are the distinguishing feature of this family.45
#Parts 2-5 Sepals 2-5 Stamens no petals 2-3 stigmas Symmetry
Leaves stalked alternate leaves.