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Euphorbia cuphosperma

Euphorbia cuphosperma (Engelm.) Boiss.

Hairy-fruit Spurge, Picachalih

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Euphorbia dentata var. cuphosperma, Poinsettia cuphosperma, Poinsettia dentata var. cuphosperma

USDA Symbol: EUCU9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Open montane and canyon forests, pinyon-juniper forests, montane grasslands, stream beds, disturbed habitats.

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


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

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