Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
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Read more about Glade Spurge at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 12 (2016)
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 107-11-007:
Euphorbia purpurea FAMILY Euphorbiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Glade Spurge, Darlington Spurge, Purple Spurge
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Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 12
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Rich moist forests in bottomlands or on slopes, in rich soil around rock outcrops, in swamps or seeps, especially over calcareous rocks (such as dolomite) or mafic rocks (such as amphibolite), per Weakley's Flora
Native to North Carolina
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Cyathium with 5 glands
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