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Acalypha setosa

Acalypha setosa A. Rich.

Cuban Copperleaf

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , SC

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-11
Research By: JAM

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