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Sebastiania bilocularis

Sebastiania bilocularis S. Watson

Arrow Plant, Arrow Poision Plant, Arrow-poison, Mexican Jumping Bean

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Sapium biloculare

USDA Symbol: SEBI9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Sonoran desert scrub, thorn 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 Sebastiania bilocularis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sebastiania bilocularis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sebastiania bilocularis


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

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