Scientific Name: Acalypha rhomboidea

Common Name: common threeseed mercury

Other Common Names: rhombic three-seeded mercury, copperleaf, rhombic copperleaf

Synonyms: Acalypha virginica var rhomboidea

  • Life cycle: summer annual

  • Milky sap: Not Present

  • Plant type: Herb

  • Thorns: Not Present

  • Plant family: Euphorbiaceae

  • Leaf arrangement: alternate;

  • Leaf shape: spatulate;

  • Ochrea: Not Present;

  • Leaf margin: serrated;

  • Stem hairs: has hairs; no hairs;

  • Flower color: green;

  • Growth habit: upright and nonwoody;

  • Stem: round or oval;

  • Leaf structure: simple;

  • Leaf hairs: has hairs;

  • Flower symmetry: radial symmetry;

  • Root structure: taproot;

  • Leaf stalk: shorter than leaf;