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Croton capitatus Michaux. Woolly Croton, Hogwort, Capitate Croton, Goatweed. Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Glades, prairies, woodlands, fields, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of sc. United States, the exact limits of the original native distribution unclear, perhaps something like IL west to NE, south to AL, TX, and TAM.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, F, FNA12, Il, K3, K4, Mex, NY, S, S13, Tat, Tn, Va, van Ee & Berry (2010); = Croton capitatus Michx. var. capitatus – C, G, GrPl, K1, Mo2, NcTx, NE, Tx; < Croton capitatus Michx. – Pa, RAB, W, WH3

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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