Acalypha virginica L.
Common Name: THREE-SEEDED MERCURY
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Disturbed ground; probably adventive in our area from states to the south; first collected in 1921 in Macomb Co. Depauperate plants with small leaves can be distinguished from A. gracilens by having 10 or more narrowly lanceolate lobes on the pistillate bracts.

Locations

Ingham County
Lenawee County
Macomb County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 18, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1245.