Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial
Monoecious
Has milky sap (latex)

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

Common

Look for it in woodlands & forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, opposite, or whorled
Leaves sessile, or petioles to 5mm long

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Petaloid appendages of glands white, greenish or pinkish
Unisexual
Cyathium with 5 glands

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia corollata   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-11-013a:
Euphorbia corollata var. corollata   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Tithymalopsis corollata

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Flowering Spurge