OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Euphorbia discoidalis

INCLUDED WITHIN World checklist of Euphorbiaceae (Govaerts, Frodin & Radcliffe-Smith, 2000)
Euphorbia corollata var. corollata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tithymalopsis discoidalis

 

COMMON NAME:
Summer Spurge


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Euphorbia discoidalis

INCLUDED WITHIN World checklist of Euphorbiaceae (Govaerts, Frodin & Radcliffe-Smith, 2000)
Euphorbia corollata var. corollata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Tithymalopsis discoidalis

 

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2916

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia & possibly South Carolina

Common in GA Coastal Plain

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Petaloid appendages of glands white
Unisexual
Cyathium with 5 glands

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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