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Euphorbia macropus

Euphorbia macropus (Klotzsch & Garcke) Boiss.

Huachuca Mountain Spurge

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Euphorbia plummerae, Euphorbia plummeriae

USDA Symbol: EUMA10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Stream banks and rocky slopes in pine-oak woodlands, sometimes with juniper, fir-pine forests.

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


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

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