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Euphorbia roemeriana (Roemer's spurge)
Carr, Bill

Euphorbia roemeriana

Euphorbia roemeriana Scheele

Roemer's Spurge

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: EURO7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Obovate
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Distribution: Eastern part of the Edwards Plateau of Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: Rich calcareous soil, creek canyons.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 roemeriana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Euphorbia roemeriana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Euphorbia roemeriana


Record Modified: 2023-02-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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