Taxon  Report   8559    
Euphorbia heterophylla  L.
Mexican fireplant
Euphorbia heterophylla
© 2010 Jeff Abbas
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia heterophylla, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Euphorbia heterophylla
© 2010 Jeff Abbas
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euphorbia geniculata
PLANTS: Euphorbia prunifolia
PLANTS: Poinsettia geniculata
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More information about  Euphorbia heterophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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