Taxon  Report   3550 
Euphorbia crenulata  Engelm.
Chinese caps,  Chinesecaps
Euphorbia crenulata
© 2015 John Doyen
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Euphorbia crenulata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Euphorbia crenulata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Euphorbia crenulata, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Euphorbia crenulata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Euphorbia
Closed-cone Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Tithymalus crenulatus
More information about  Euphorbia crenulata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 18, 2018).

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