Plant Identification Database:
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Order: Euphorbiales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Euphorbiaceae: LV: u. alternate, u. stipulate; FL: o. indistinguishable, actinomorphic, petals 5 or u. absent, sepals 5 or s. absent, o. colorful bracts, imperfect, overy superior; FR: u. schizocarp capsule, s. drupe; ST: o. succulent, milky sap; EC: u. poisonous
u. alternate, u. stipulate o. indistinguishable, actinomorphic; P: 5 or u. absent; S: 5 or s. absent o. colorful bracts,White; Yellow; Green; Brown <1" imperfect; O: superior u. schizocarp capsule, s. drupe <1' o. succulent, milky sap u. poisonous Euphorbiaceae: LV: u. alternate, u. stipulate; FL: o. indistinguishable, actinomorphic, petals 5 or u. absent, sepals 5 or s. absent, o. colorful bracts, imperfect, overy superior; FR: u. schizocarp capsule, s. drupe; ST: o. succulent, milky sap; EC: u. poisonous
Three-seeded mercury Acalypha rhomboidea Acalypha Waste places Three-seeded mercury Acalypha rhomboidea
Spotted spurge Chamaesyce maculata Chamaesyce Waste places Spotted spurge Chamaesyce maculata
Eyebane Chamaesyce nutans Chamaesyce Waste places Eyebane Chamaesyce nutans
Hairy spurge Chamaesyce vermiculata Chamaesyce Waste places Hairy spurge Chamaesyce vermiculata
Cypress spurge Euphorbia cyparissias Euphorbia Alternate Linear Entire >1" Indstingushable Yellow <1" >1' Roadside; Grasslands/Fields Cypress spurge Euphorbia cyparissias
Seaside spurge Euphorbia polygonifolia Euphorbia Coastal Seaside spurge Euphorbia polygonifolia
Spurge Euphorbia supina Euphorbia Roadside Spurge Euphorbia supina
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION