Calflora
Taxon  Report   8559    
Euphorbia heterophylla  L.
Mexican fireplant
Euphorbia heterophylla, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: agricultural weed, wetland-riparian

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 availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (EUHE4)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2020).