Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Croton glandulosus L. var. septentrionalis Müll.Arg. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Euphorbiaceae
Croton glandulosus L. var. septentrionalis Müll.Arg.
sand croton, tooth-leaved croton, tropical croton, vente conmigo
Croton: from the Greek word kroton meaning "a tick" because of the way the seeds look in some members of the family
glandulosus: glandular
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: annual, 8"-24" tall, roughly hairy forb with milky juice
Flower: 4 - 5-parted, female flowers with 4 sepals and 4 petals, male flower with 5 sepals and no petals
Leaf:narrowly oblong, coarsely toothed with 1 or 2 glands where the blade and stalk meet
Habitat: dry; in sandy soil mostly near the Wisconsin River

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There are no synonyms for this taxon.

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