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 dry woodlands, sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, opposite, or whorled
Leaves sessile, or petioles to 1mm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Petaloid appendages of glands white, greenish or pinkish
Unisexual
Cyathium with 5 glands (or 7-10)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia pubentissima   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 107-11-013b:
Euphorbia corollata var. zinniiflora   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN, IN PART Vascular Flora of the Carolinas
Euphorbia corollata var. corollata

 

COMMON NAME:
False Flowering Spurge, Southeastern Flowering Spurge, Southern Flowering Spurge