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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 ostraefolia

Hop Hornbeam, Copperleaf

Euphorbiaceae

Location: SE corner of East-West Path & Wolfeton Path--Oakwell Farms--San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Semi-shade. Nominal moisture. Level, grassy field. Alkaline soil. Large colony.

Description: Erect, 45 cm tall, annual. Stalk 3 mm dia, pubescent w/few long & many short hairs. Leaves alternate, elliptic to 6x10 cm, w/petioles 1/2 length of leaf, dentate, palmately veined, medium green above/lighter & gland dotted below. Infloresence: staminate short spike axillary; pistillate/ terminal.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 19, 1993
Specimen number: 502

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0766
Accession Date: May 26, 1994
Accession Number: 58

Annotations: (In fruit) MCFRB

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