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Croton parksii (Parks' croton)
Carr, Bill

Croton parksii

Croton parksii Croizat

Parks' Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


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
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


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


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

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-03
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