Euphorbia ipecacuanhae Linnaeus. Phen: Feb-May (and later, especially in response to fire). Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry, barren sands. Dist: CT (formerly), NY (Long Island), NJ, and se. PA (Rhoads & Block 2007) south to ec. GA, on the Coastal Plain.
ID notes: The leaves are extremely variable in size and shape, from linear to rotund.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Huft (1979) considered E. arundelana Bartlett (reported from MD, SC, and GA) a sporadic form of E. ipecacuanhae.
Synonymy: = C, FNA12, G, K1, K3, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Va, Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000), Huft (1979); = Tithymalopsis ipecacuanhae (L.) Small – S; > Euphorbia arundelana Bartlett – F; > Euphorbia ipecacuanhae L. – F