Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4225

Forb
Annual
Monoecious
Does not have milky sap

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it on shores and exposed drawdown zones of clay-based Carolina bays and limesink ponds (dolines), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 5-20mm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Unisexual
5 sepals in staminate flowers, 6-7 sepals in pistillate flowers
5 petals in staminate flowers, absent in pistillate flowers
Flowers in congested bisexual racemes

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Croton elliottii   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Croton elliottii   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Croton elliottii

 

COMMON NAME:
Elliott's Croton, Pondshore Croton


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