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Euphorbia cyathophora Murray. Painted Leaf, Fire-on-the-mountain. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Bottomland forests, dunes, streambanks, disturbed habitats. Dist: E. VA, KS, and CA south into the New World tropics, the original range obscure.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, C, FNA12, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mex, NcTx, Tn, Tx, Va, Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000); = Euphorbia heterophylla L. – G, misapplied; = Poinsettia cyathophora (Murray) Klotzsch & Garcke – Fl2, WH3, Burch (1966); > Euphorbia heterophylla L. var. graminifolia Engelm. – F, RAB; > Euphorbia heterophylla L. var. heterophylla – F, RAB, misapplied; > Poinsettia barbellata (Engelm.) Small – S13; > Poinsettia cyathophora (Murray) Klotzsch & Garcke – S; > Poinsettia cyathophora (Murray) Klotzsch & Garcke var. cyathophora – Il; > Poinsettia cyathophora (Murray) Klotzsch & Garcke var. graminifolia (Michx.) Mohlenbr. – Il; > Poinsettia heterophylla (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke ex Klotzsch – S, S13, misapplied

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: UPL
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily: 6

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