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Croton monanthogynus

Croton monanthogynus Michx.

Prairie tea, One-seed Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Symbol: CRMO6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Croton monothygynous

One-Seeded Croton

Euphorbiaceae

Location: 500 m E of Harry Wurzbach Rd & 10 m N of S Oakwell Farms Pky (vacant lot)--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Level, alluvial soil. Full sun. Nominal moisture. Many, but scattered.

Description: Erect, taprooted annual, 30 cm tall, much branched, straight. Leaves to 17 x 33 mm, most smaller above, ovate-lanceolate, alternate (lower appearing opposite), light-green above, lighter beneath. Pistillate flowers w/4 ultimate stigmatic ends. Sepals-5, fruit an ovoid capsule w/1 functional cell, dihiscing septicidally. Seed ovoid, 2 x 3 mm, black, pitted, carunculate.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 10, 1994
Specimen number: 692

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0971
Accession Date: Nov 22, 1994
Accession Number: 76

Annotations: MCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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