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Croton cortesianus (Cortez's croton)
Mathews, Ray

Croton cortesianus

Croton cortesianus Kunth

Cortez's Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: CRCO9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


Native Distribution: Texas Rio Grande Valley

From the National Organizations Directory

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

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-10-25
Research By: JAM

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