Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2930

Forb
Annual
Monoecious
Has milky sap (latex)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in NC)

Look for it in rich forests & rock outcrops, over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Glands yellowish
Unisexual
Cyathium with 4 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 commutata   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia commutata   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-11-005:
Euphorbia commutatus   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Galarhoeus commutatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Woodland Spurge, Tinted Spurge, Wood Spurge