Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2916

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Summer Spurge