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Digital Herbaria

Euphorbia dentata

Euphorbia dentata Michx.

Toothed Spurge, Toothed-leaf Poinsettia

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Symbol: EUDE4
USDA Native Status: L48 (NI)

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Specimen & Label Data

Euphorbia dentata

Toothed Spurge


Location: N yard of 85 Campden Circle--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Half day sun; damp, deep alkaline soil. Single plant, but common in community. Adventitious in disturbed soil.

Description: Erect, single stalk annual from taproot; 20+ cm tall. Branching from axils of opposite leaves. Leaves bilaterally symmetric, petioled, stipitate, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, dentate, acute apically, acute to cuneate basally. Involucres terminal. Flowers: staminate-many; pistillate w/exserted, stout gynophore, ovary broader than long. Capsules 3 lobed; seed ovoid.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 28, 1991
Specimen number: 404

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0593
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: MCFRB

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