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Croton parksii (Parks' croton)
Carr, Bill

Croton parksii

Croton parksii Croizat

Parks' Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CRPA5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Stellate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Coast of south Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: Loose, fine sandy loam.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-07
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