Acalypha ostryifolia Riddell
Pineland Threeseed Mercury, Hop-hornbeam Copperleaf
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)USDA Symbol: ACOS
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 30 m S of N end of Holbrook Rd, E side of Road, San Antonio.
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.
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)