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Digital Herbaria

Croton fruticulosus

Croton fruticulosus Engelm. ex Torr.

Bush Croton, Encinilla, Hierba Loca

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Croton fruiticulosus

Bush Croton, Encinilla


Location: Medina River Ranch, Gate 9, 400 m N of the Gate.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Semi-shaded river bank. Moist, loose, alluvial soil.

Description: Erect shrub, 55 cm tall. Leaves lanceolate, widest about 1/3 from base, more than twice as long as broad, acute apically, rounded basally, entire (or minutely serrate). No glands on leaf, stellate-tomentose beneath, less so above. Petioles exceed 1/2 length of leaf. Styles once dichotomously cleft, =6 ultimate stigmatic ends. Capsule subglobose, 5 mm long, 3-seeded.

County: Medina
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 13, 1992
Specimen number: 423

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0610
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: MXFRM

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