Euphorbia corollata L.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
flowering spurge
[Euphorbia corollata var. angustifolia L.,  more]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Euphorbia: for Euphorbus, corpulent Greek physician of Juba II, King of Mauretania. Juba, educated in Rome, and married to daughter of Antony and Cleopatra. From eu, "good" and phorbe, "pasture or fodder," thus giving euphorbos the meaning "well fed."
Plants: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall forb; stems usually unbranched below and widely-branched in the inflorescence; deeply rooted
Leaves: stem leaves alternate with a small whorl below the main branch
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 1/8"-1/3" wide, upper leaves petal-like; inflorescence a widely branched, loose cluster to 12" wide; blooms June-Sept.
Habitat: full sun; dry to moderate moisture; woods, prairies, inland sands; in sandy, loamy soil
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
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