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Euphorbia peplidion (Low spurge)
Carr, Bill

Euphorbia peplidion

Euphorbia peplidion Engelm.

Low Spurge

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: EUPE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Axillary
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Tiny.


Native Distribution: South Texas, endemic.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-12-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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