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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, Copperleaf

Euphorbiaceae

Location: 30 m S of N end of Holbrook Rd, E side of Road, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Afternoon sun. Some extra moisture from road run-off. Many, scattered.

Description: Erect, branched annual, to 70 cm tall. Leaves thin, .25-.33 longer than wide, to 8 cm long; ovate, base barely cordate, 3-5 nerved, dentate. Pistillate spikes terminal, staminate spikes axillary.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 20, 1994
Specimen number: 604

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0890
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: MCXRB (In flower)

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