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Croton glandulosus (Tooth-leaved croton)
Smith, R.W.

Croton glandulosus

Croton glandulosus L.

Tooth-leaved Croton, Sand Croton, Tropic Croton, Vente Conmigo

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: CRGL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , KS , LA , MD , MI , MN , MO , NC , NE , NJ , NM , OH , OK , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Native Habitat: Prairies, open woods, waste ground, pastures, glades, roadsides, railroads.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-03
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