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Marcus, Joseph A.
Acalypha phleoides Cav.
Shrubby copperleaf, Three-seeded mercury
USDA Symbol: ACPH3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
AZ , NM , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0427
Collected Apr 5, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike FoxNPSOT 0458
Collected Jun 16, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry CliffeNPSOT 0264
Collected Aug. 23, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth WhiteNPSOT 0136
Collected Sept. 18,1991 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-185
Collected 2007-11-04 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: TWC Staff