Euphorbia cyathophora Murray
Wild Poinsettia, Poinsettia, Fire on the Mountain
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)USDA Symbol: EUCY
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: Volunteer in flower bed, 85 Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms. Common in the area.
Habitat: Full sun, above average moisture; alkaline, alluvial soil.
Description: Erect, glabrous annual, 40 cm tall, much branched. Leaves bright green, thin, narrowly obovate. Cyathia clustered terminally, subtended by decussate leaves that are pale reddish basally.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 24, 1987
Specimen number: 158
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0336
Accession Date: May 8, 1993
Accession Number: 27 Annotations: MCFRB