Virginia Copperleaf (Acalypha virginica)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 0.5 - 2.0 feet
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Pollinators: Wind


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Noxious weed ID by NHJenDion Aug 27, 2019 11:12 PM 9
It's taking over by nanc99 Aug 6, 2019 2:42 PM 4
Help with an id by Pleinhauser Jun 29, 2019 8:52 AM 1
Plant ID by Verac Aug 4, 2018 9:15 PM 2
Identify this weed in plant bed by BrendanGA Jun 9, 2017 6:54 PM 2
Are these weeds ? by cpmub1 Jun 30, 2016 4:30 AM 6
Virginia Copperleaf (Acalypha virginica) by luvsgrtdanes Jun 4, 2015 6:31 PM 6
Slender Threeseed Mercury (Acalypha gracilens) by purpleinopp Jun 12, 2015 7:26 AM 7

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