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Croton alabamensis var. texensis (Texabama croton)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Croton alabamensis var. texensis

Croton alabamensis E.A. Sm. ex Chapm. var. texensis Ginzbarg

Texabama croton, Texas Alabama croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Drupe
Flower: Flowers in 6 inch head
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Central Texas canyons

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay Loam, Limestone-based.


Use Ornamental: Understory
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-SJN-1 Collected 2009-06-05 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Croton alabamensis var. texensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Croton alabamensis var. texensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Croton alabamensis var. texensis


Record Modified: 2010-01-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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