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Acalypha poiretii

Acalypha poiretii Spreng.

Poiret's Copperleaf

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Acalypha indica

USDA Symbol: ACPO

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AL , NJ , TX
Native Habitat: Disturbed areas.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU UPL FACU UPL*
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.

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

Metadata

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

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