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Family Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia davidii Subils
David's 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."
davidii: for David Lee Anderson 1938- , range management ecologist, spent years in Argentina
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 8"-24" tall forb
Flower: upper leaves petal-like, whitening at the base; inflorescence a dense cluster
Leaf:long, thin, lance-like
Habitat: dry; disturbed areas, roadsides

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