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Croton humilis L.
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)
Synonym(s): Croton berlandieri
USDA Symbol: CRHU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall, often shorter.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Native Distribution: Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Heat Tolerant: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Naval Air Station Kingsville - Kingsville, TX
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX
Web ReferenceWebref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
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 resourcesUSDA: Find Croton humilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Croton humilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Croton humilis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-11-08
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus