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Acalypha virginica (Virginia threeseed mercury)
Bruso, George H.

Acalypha virginica

Acalypha virginica L.

Virginia threeseed mercury

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ACVI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul

Distribution

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

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0774B Collected Sep 14, 1993 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0774A Collected Sep 14, 1993 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Acalypha virginica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acalypha virginica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acalypha virginica

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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