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Acalypha gracilens A. Gray
Slender threeseed mercury

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS and Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below.

Other data on Acalypha gracilens available from :

Acalypha gracilens has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Assumed to be Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
LaBelle Nature Park Present Native
Pine Jog Environmental Sciences Center Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native

Acalypha gracilens has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Acalypha gracilens has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Hammock