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Acalypha chamaedryfolia

Acalypha chamaedryfolia (Lam.) Müll. Arg.

Bastard Copperleaf, Everglades Copperleaf

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)


USDA Symbol: ACCH2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Rocky pine woods and disturbed areas.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-03-09
Research By: CBR

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