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Acalypha gracilens (Slender threeseed mercury)
Stone, Robert L.

Acalypha gracilens

Acalypha gracilens A. Gray

Slender threeseed mercury

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Acalypha gracilens var. delzii, Acalypha gracilens var. fraseri, Acalypha virginica var. gracilens

USDA Symbol: ACGR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblong
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil Description: Sandy

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS
Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Acalypha gracilens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acalypha gracilens in the Flora of North America (if available)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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