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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Summer Spurge


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euphorbia discoidalis   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

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2916

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Petaloid appendages of glands white
Unisexual
Cyathium with 5 glands

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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