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Tragia urticifolia

Tragia urticifolia Michx.

Nettleleaf Noseburn

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: TRUR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Vine
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , KY , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
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 urticifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tragia urticifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tragia urticifolia


Record Modified: 2022-10-31
Research By: SET

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