Acalypha virginica

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Acalypha virginica
Acalypha virginica branch.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Acalypha
A. virginica
Binomial name
Acalypha virginica

Acalypha virginica, common names Virginia threeseed mercury and Virginia copperleaf, is a plant native to the eastern United States.[1] It is listed as a special concern species in Connecticut.[2] The only documented occurrence of this species in Maine was collected from Parsonsfield, Maine in 1902 and it is currently thought to be extirpated from the state.[3]