Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3562

Forb
Perennial
Usually dioecious
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Common

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate (typically opposite or 3-whorled below inflorescence)

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia curtisii   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-11-011:
Euphorbia curtisii   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
White Sandhills Spurge