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Tragia cordata (Heartleaf noseburn)
Cressler, Alan

Tragia cordata

Tragia cordata Michx.

Heartleaf Noseburn

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Tragia macrocarpa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Trailing and twining plant. Stems to about 5 feet in length.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MO , MS , OK , TN , TX

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-03
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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