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Euphorbia polycarpa

Desert Spurge, golondrina

Euphorbia polycarpa
Euphorbia polycarpa

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial or forb, annual
Habitat: valleys, bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oval
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish and red and black
Flowering period2: year round
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Synonym(s)1: Chamaesyce polycarpa
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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