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Croton suaveolens (Scented croton)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Croton suaveolens

Croton suaveolens Torr.

Scented Croton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: crsu7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Rounded
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov




Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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