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Acalypha arvensis Poepp.
Field copperleaf

Acalypha arvensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: The Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Central America and South America; naturalized elsewhere.

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Acalypha arvensis has been found in the following 3 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Acalypha arvensis has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Acalypha arvensis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Acalypha arvensis
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley