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Acalypha ostryifolia

Acalypha ostryifolia Riddell

Pineland threeseed mercury, Hop-hornbeam copperleaf

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Symbol: ACOS
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Acalypha ostryifolia

Hop Hornbeam

Euphorbiaceae

Location: SE corner of East-West & Wolfeton Paths--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

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