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Euphorbia porteriana (Small) Oudejans. Porter's Sandmat. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Pine rocklands, marl prairies, coastal rock barrens. Dist: Endemic to s. FL (Miami-Dade County and on Big Pine Key in Monroe County).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Wunderlin & Hansen (2013) include the "keyensis" entity in E. porteriana, whereas FNA places that entity within E. garberi; we follow FNA in this regard.

Synonymy: = Bradley & Sadle (2021) in Weakley et al (2021); = Chamaesyce porteriana Small – S, S13; = Chamaesyce porteriana var. porteriana; = Euphorbia porteriana (Small) Oudejans var. porteriana – K3; < Chamaesyce porteriana Small – Fl2, WH3; < Euphorbia porteriana (Small) Oudejans – FNA12, K4

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 9

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Jay Horn source
image of plant© Jay Horn source
image of plant© Aidan Campos source


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