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Croton monanthogynus

Croton monanthogynus Michx.

Prairie Tea, One-seed Croton, Doveweed, Dove Weed, Prairie Goatweed

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Symbol: CRMO6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Croton monanthogynus

One-Seeded Croton, Prairie Tea


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Thin soil over limestone.

Description: Erect, taprooted annual, to 30 cm tall, much branched, straight/ascending, glandular-stellate throughout, trichomes appressed. Leaves to 17 x 33 mm (petioles to half that), most smaller above, ovate-lanceolate, alternate (lower appear opposite), light green above, lighter beneath. Pistillate flowers w/4 ultimate stigmatic ends. Sepals-5, fruit an ovoid capsule.

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1992
Specimen number: 470

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0678
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

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