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Tragia betonicifolia (Betonyleaf noseburn)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Tragia betonicifolia

Tragia betonicifolia Nutt.

Betonyleaf Noseburn

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Tragia urticifolia var. texana

USDA Symbol: TRBE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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5 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers with stem, spike-like, in axil, tiny bracted racemes.


USA: AR , KS , LA , MO , OK , TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0873 Collected May 4, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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