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Croton alabamensis var. texensis

Texabama croton, Texas Alabama croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Croton alabamensis var. texensis (Texabama croton)
Marcus, Joseph A.

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Drupe
Flower: Flowers in 6 inch head
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Central Texas canyons

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay Loam, Limestone-based.


Use Ornamental: Understory
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Last Update: 2010-01-25