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Acalypha L.
COPPERLEAF
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Acalypha virginica, 3-seeded Mercury
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Acalypha virginica, 3-seeded Mercury

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Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom
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Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom
Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom
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Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom

Acalypha macrostachya, leaf bottom
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Acalypha macrostachya, leaf bottom
Acalypha virginica, 3-seeded Mercury
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Acalypha virginica, 3-seeded Mercury

Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom stem
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Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom stem
Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom stem
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Acalypha diversifolia, leaf bottom stem

Acalypha macrostachya, leaf bottom stem
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Acalypha macrostachya, leaf bottom stem
Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens

Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens
Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens

Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens
Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens

Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens
Acalypha gracilens
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Acalypha gracilens
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Membracidae  Enchophyllum malaleucum @ UDCC_TCN (2)
Miridae  Candidomiris sp_k01 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Coridromius boianotum @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp7 sp_nsp_002 @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Vespidae  Polistes carolina @ I_EHSH (1)
_  untitled @ I_EHJP (1)

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Acalypha L.
copperleaf


General Information
Symbol: ACALY
Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   I,N
PB   I,I?,N
PR   I,N
VI   I,N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
Family Euphorbiaceae – Spurge family
Genus Acalypha L. – copperleaf

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 26 species of Acalypha . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Acalypha alopecuroidea</i>
Jacq.
Acalypha alopecuroidea
foxtail copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha amentacea</i>
Roxb.
Acalypha amentacea
catch me if you can Distribution of <i>
Acalypha arvensis</i>
Poepp.
Acalypha arvensis
field copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha australis</i>
L.
Acalypha australis
Asian copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha berteriana</i>
Müll. Arg.
Acalypha berteriana
Guayama Copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha bisetosa</i>
Bertol. ex Spreng.
Acalypha bisetosa
streambank copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha californica</i>
Benth.
Acalypha californica
California copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha chamaedryfolia</i>
(Lam.) Müll. Arg.
Acalypha chamaedryfolia
bastard copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha deamii</i>
(Weath.) H.E. Ahles
Acalypha deamii
Deam's threeseed mercury Distribution of <i>
Acalypha gracilens</i>
A. Gray
Acalypha gracilens
slender threeseed mercury Distribution of <i>
Acalypha hispida</i>
Burm. f.
Acalypha hispida
red-hot cat's tail Distribution of <i>
Acalypha indica</i>
L.
Acalypha indica
Indian acalypha Distribution of <i>
Acalypha lanceolata</i>
Willd.
Acalypha lanceolata
Distribution of <i>
Acalypha mexicana</i>
Müll. Arg.
Acalypha mexicana
Mexican copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha monococca</i>
(Engelm. ex A. Gray) Lill. W. Mill. & Gandhi
Acalypha monococca
slender threeseed mercury Distribution of <i>
Acalypha monostachya</i>
Cav.
Acalypha monostachya
round copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha neomexicana</i>
Müll. Arg.
Acalypha neomexicana
New Mexico copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha ostryifolia</i>
Riddell
Acalypha ostryifolia
pineland threeseed mercury Distribution of <i>
Acalypha phleoides</i>
Cav.
Acalypha phleoides
shrubby copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha poiretii</i>
Spreng.
Acalypha poiretii
Poiret's copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha portoricensis</i>
Müll. Arg.
Acalypha portoricensis
Puerto Rico copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha radians</i>
Torr.
Acalypha radians
cardinal's feather Distribution of <i>
Acalypha rhomboidea</i>
Raf.
Acalypha rhomboidea
common threeseed mercury Distribution of <i>
Acalypha setosa</i>
A. Rich.
Acalypha setosa
Cuban copperleaf Distribution of <i>
Acalypha virginica</i>
L.
Acalypha virginica
Virginia threeseed mercury Distribution of <i>
Acalypha wilkesiana</i>
Müll. Arg.
Acalypha wilkesiana
Wilkes' acalypha Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Gee Moderate

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Gee

Sources

Gee, K.L., M.D. Porter, S. Demarais, F.C. Bryant, and G.V. Vreede. 1994. White-tailed deer: Their foods and management in the Cross Timbers . Ardmore.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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