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Euphorbia radians

Euphorbia radians Benth.

Sun Spurge

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Poinsettia radians

USDA Symbol: EURA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Pinyon-juniper woodlands, oak savannas, desert grasslands and scrub.

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


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

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