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Tragia nigricans (Dark noseburn)
Carr, Bill

Tragia nigricans

Tragia nigricans Bush

Dark Noseburn

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0670 Collected Oct 6, 1992 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 nigricans in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tragia nigricans in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tragia nigricans


Record Modified: 2022-12-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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