Help us maintain this website and keep it free and open for our community of scientists, students, and conservation managers, who depend on it to obtain the most up to date information. Help us save species and restore native ecosystems!

Close

Please scroll to the bottom for more images.
Acalypha alopecuroidea Jacq.
Foxtail copperleaf

Acalypha alopecuroidea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2018
Naturalized at Florida City Pineland, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Expand

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Central America (Panama) and South America (Venezuela); naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: For an image, visit Burnt Umber's Flickr site.

Other data on Acalypha alopecuroidea available from :

Acalypha alopecuroidea has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Not Native, Naturalized
Black Creek Forest Present Not Native, Naturalized
Florida City Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Loveland Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Lucille Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Navy Wells Pineland #23 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Quail Roost Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Rock Pit #39 Present Not Native, Naturalized
Silver Palm Groves Present Not Native, Naturalized
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Acalypha alopecuroidea has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Acalypha alopecuroidea has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

All Images:

Acalypha alopecuroidea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2018
Naturalized at Florida City Pineland, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Expand
Acalypha alopecuroidea
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2018
Naturalized at Lake Ida Park, Palm Beach County, Florida
Acalypha alopecuroidea
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Jacquin, N.J. von, Icones plantarum rariorum, vol. 3: t. 620 (1786-1793).