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Croton argyranthemus (Healing croton )
Cressler, Alan

Croton argyranthemus

Croton argyranthemus Michx.

Healing Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: CRAR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , OK , TX

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Croton argyranthemus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Croton argyranthemus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Croton argyranthemus


Record Modified: 2022-10-05
Research By: NAH

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