Acalypha ostryifolia Riddell
Pineland threeseed mercury, Hop-hornbeam copperleaf
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)USDA Symbol: ACOS
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: SE corner of East-West & Wolfeton Paths--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Half shade. Nominal moisture. Alkaline, allluvial soil.
Description: Erect annual to 60 cm with recurved hairs & more long soft hairs. Leaves alternate, thin, ovate, serrate, to 53 x 83 mm wide/long; short stiff hairs on both surfaces. Petioles to 60+ mm. Staminate spikes axillary. Pistillate spikes terminal.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 11, 1987
Specimen number: 260
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0517
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40