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Acalypha virginica Linnaeus. Virginia Copperleaf. Phen: Late Jun-Nov. Hab: Woodlands and disturbed ground. Dist: ME west to IN, IL, MO, and KS, south to c. GA and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA12, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, S13, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, Levin (1999b); = Acalypha virginica L. var. virginica – Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily: 6

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