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Acalypha hispida Burm. f.
Chenille plant

Acalypha hispida
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Pacific islands; widley cultivated.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Acalypha hispida has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only


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

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Acalypha hispida
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr