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Euphorbia cyathophora

Euphorbia cyathophora Murray

Wild Poinsettia, Poinsettia, Fire On The Mountain

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Euphorbia cyathaphora

Wild Poinsettia


Location: Volunteer in flower bed, 85 Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms. Common in the area.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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

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