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NC Native Plant Society:
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Euphorbia corollata

Flowering Spurge, Tramp's Spurge

Scientific Name:

Euphorbia corollata

Genus:

Euphorbia

Species Epithet:

corollata

Common Name:

Flowering Spurge, Tramp's Spurge

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink, Green

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Woodlands and forests. Common in NC Mountains and Piedmont, uncommon on the Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Blooms

image

Martha Baskin
Topton, NC

Leaves are alternate, narrowly elliptical to lance-shaped with blunt ends, typically dark green above and slightly leathery.

Jackson County, NC

The Scientific Name is Euphorbia corollata. You will likely hear them called Flowering Spurge, Tramp's Spurge. This picture shows the Leaves are alternate, narrowly elliptical to lance-shaped with blunt ends, typically dark green above and slightly leathery. of Euphorbia corollata

Bettina Darveaux

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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