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Euphorbia spathulata Lam.
warty spurge

General Information
Symbol: EUSP
Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


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Symbol Scientific Name
GAAR8 Galarhoeus arkansanus (Engelm. & A. Gray) Small ex Rydb.
EUOB3 Euphorbia obtusata Pursh
EUAL5 Euphorbia alta J.B.S. Norton
EUAR6 Euphorbia arkansana Engelm. & A. Gray
TIMI2 Tithymalus missouriensis (J.B.S. Norton) Small
TIOB2 Tithymalus obtusatus (Pursh) Klotzsch & Garcke
TISP Tithymalus spathulatus (Lam.) W.A. Weber
GAOB2 Galarhoeus obtusatus (Pursh) Small
TIAR3 Tithymalus arkansanus (Engelm. & A. Gray) Klotzsch & Garcke
EUDI6 Euphorbia dictyosperma Fisch. & C.A. Mey.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
Family Euphorbiaceae – Spurge family
Genus Euphorbia L. – spurge
Species Euphorbia spathulata Lam. – warty spurge

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Euphorbia obtusata
bluntleaf spurge
Euphorbia obtusata
blunt-leaved spurge
Euphorbia obtusata
blunt-leaved spurge

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Arid West FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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