Taxon  Report   2435    
Croton wigginsii  L. C. Wheeler
Wiggins' croton,  Wiggins's croton
Croton wigginsii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Photos from
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Croton wigginsii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Croton wigginsii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Arizona, Baja California, Sonora, Mexico.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Croton wigginsii
© 2010 Lech Naumovich
Genus: Croton
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Habitat: dunes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Croton wigginsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Dec 15, 2018).

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