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Euphorbia chamaesula

Euphorbia chamaesula Boiss.

Mountain Spurge

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Tithymalus chamaesula

USDA Symbol: EUCH2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Clearings in ponderosa pine forests, montane roadsides, dry streambeds, creek banks, sandy and gravelly soils.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 Euphorbia chamaesula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Euphorbia chamaesula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Euphorbia chamaesula


Record Modified: 2020-03-09
Research By: CBR

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