Plant ID forum: Slender Threeseed Mercury (Acalypha gracilens)

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purpleinopp
May 27, 2015 12:09 PM CST
Scattered several kinds of seeds here, but now don't remember exactly what. Doubt it would be something I don't recognize by now though. What comes to your mind? TY for looking.


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plantladylin
May 27, 2015 12:35 PM CST
My first thought was it reminded me of Forked Blue Curls (Trichostema dichotomum) but upon closer look, I don't think it's that one ... sure looks familiar though!
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Danita
May 27, 2015 12:54 PM CST
It looks like one of those weedy Acalypha species, likely Acalypha virginica. Sorry! Thumbs down
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
May 27, 2015 1:32 PM CST
I do have a blue curls plant around the corner. Snipped a piece to take to the mystery seedlings & it's really close, but not the same. TY for the good suggestion, Lin!

Danita, that looks very likely. I'll let these develop to document, then pull & compost after we're done gawking at it. Smiling

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plantladylin
May 27, 2015 4:04 PM CST
purpleinopp said:'ll let these develop to document, then pull & compost after we're done gawking at it. :)
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purpleinopp
Jun 4, 2015 7:18 AM CST
Updated pics from this morning. I think it's showing itself to be an Acalypha?

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purpleinopp
Jun 4, 2015 8:58 AM CST
Can't find anything about this that doesn't match Acalypha gracilens. Can anyone else? TIA!
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purpleinopp
Jun 12, 2015 7:26 AM CST
This has been an exercise in patience. It's hard for me to NOT pull a "weed!" Still looking like A. gracilens:

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