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Croton coryi (Cory's croton)
Carr, Bill

Croton coryi

Croton coryi Croizat

Cory's Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: CRCO10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower: Staminate flowers 5 petals
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Distribution: South Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: Loose fine sand.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-12-18
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