Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Euphorbia spathulata Lam. image
Photographer: James R. Manhart           
Family Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia spathulata Lam.
[Excluded] prairie spurge, warty 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."
spathulata: shaped like a spatula
Status: Excluded

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All Euphorbia list Google- Images or Text
Euphorbia arkansana Engelm. & A.Gray
Euphorbia dictyosperma Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Galarhoeus arkansanus (Engelm. & A.Gray) Small ex Rydb.
Tithymalus arkansanus (Engelm. & A.Gray) Klotzsch & Garcke
Tithymalus missouriensis (Norton) Small
Tithymalus spathulatus (Lam.) W.A.Weber

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