Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Euphorbia corollata L. image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

Botanical Illustration

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Kenneth J. Sytsma

Margery Melgaard

Margery Melgaard

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Steve C. Garske
Family Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia corollata L.
flowering spurge
Euphorbia: for Euphorbus, corpulent Greek physician of Juba II, King of Mauretania. Juba, educated in Rome, and married to daughter of Antony and Cleopatra. From eu, "good" and phorbe, "pasture or fodder," thus giving euphorbos the meaning "well fed."
corollata: Latin for "with a corolla"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall forb; stems usually unbranched below and widely-branched in the inflorescence; deeply rooted
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/8"-1/3" wide, upper leaves petal-like; inflorescence a widely branched, loose cluster to 12" wide; blooms June-Sept.
Leaf:stem leaves alternate with a small whorl below the main branch
Habitat: full sun; dry to moderate moisture; woods, prairies, inland sands; in sandy, loamy soil
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Synonyms 
Euphorbia corollata L. var. angustifolia Elliott
Euphorbia corollata L. var. corollata
Euphorbia corollata L. var. mollis Millsp.
Euphorbia corollata L. var. paniculata (Elliott) Boiss.
Euphorbia marilandica Greene
Euphorbia pubentissima Michx.
Tithymalopsis corollata (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke
Tithymalopsis marilandica (Greene) Small
Tithymalopsis olivacea Small

         
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