University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00326255
Taxon: Acalypha radians Torr.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner
Collector: Robert Runyon   2972   
Date: 08 May 1937
Locality: United States, Texas, Willacy, Yturria Station on side of Highway # 96. Elev. 12 m.
Habitat and Description: A low diffuse herb. Open grounds, fields, etc. Annual, perennial roots. Soil: sand. Flowers: terminal clusters or spikes, red. Leaves: alternate or clustered, deep-lobed, lobes acute. The foliage on the pistilate plants are somewhat different than those on the staminate plants. Common in sandy soil.
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Record Id: c0a9506f-1259-4c1c-8f35-50019b4e7234
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