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Croton texensis

Croton texensis (Klotzsch) Müll. Arg.

Texas Croton, Doveweed, Texas Goatweed

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Symbol: CRTE4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Croton texensis

Texas Croton


Location: 2 km E. of IH-37 in extreme S. Bexar County.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun, nominal moisture, deep sand. Among various Poaceae.

Description: Erect, 55 cm annual, stout taproot. Leaves to 2.5 cm long x .6 cm wide, lanceolate, rounded basally. Petiole to 1/4 length of leaf. Infloresence a terminal raceme 2-3 cm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Robert N. Nelson
Collection Date: Aug 31, 1996
Specimen number: 5

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1085
Accession Date: Nov 13, 1996
Accession Number: 93

Annotations: MC-RB (In flower) [staminate]

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