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Euphorbia dentata Michaux. Painted Leaf, Wild Poinsettia, Toothed Spurge. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Bottomland forests, disturbed areas, hedgerows, thickets, railroad cinders. Dist: Native of sc. North America. The native distribution obscured by spread since, but apparently OH west to CO, south to LA, TX, NM, AZ, and to s. Mexico (at least).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA12, G, GrPl, Mex, Mi, NcTx, NE, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000); = Poinsettia dentata (Michx.) Klotzsch & Garcke – Fl2, S, WH3, Burch (1966); ? Euphorbia dentata Michx. var. dentata – K1, K3; > Euphorbia dentata Michx. var. dentata – K4; > Euphorbia dentata Michx. var. lasiocarpa Boiss. – K4; > Poinsettia dentata (Michx.) Klotzsch & Garcke var. cuphosperma (Engelm.) Mohlenbr. – Il; > Poinsettia dentata (Michx.) Klotzsch & Garcke var. dentata – Il

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