Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3669

Forb
Annual
Has milky sap (latex)

Non-native: tropical America
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Rare

Look for it in landscaped areas, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
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 (5/21/15):
Euphorbia graminea   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia graminea   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Agaloma graminea

 

COMMON NAME:
grassleaf spurge


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picture of -, image of Euphorbia graminea

Keith Bradley    kab_e_graminea_06908

March    Miami-Dade County    FL

Cyathia have white petaloid appendages; capsules exserted, glabrous, ~2x3mm, per Euphorbia graminea (Euphorbiaceae), New to the Bahamas (Vincent, 2013).