Taxon  Report   8559 
Euphorbia heterophylla  L.
Mexican fireplant
Euphorbia heterophylla, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California.
 

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Euphorbia heterophylla
© 2010 Jeff Abbas
Euphorbia heterophylla
© 2010 Jeff Abbas
Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Euphorbia geniculata
PLANTS: Euphorbia prunifolia
PLANTS: Poinsettia geniculata
PLANTS: Poinsettia heterophylla
 Information about  Euphorbia heterophylla  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (EUHE4)

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Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2014).

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