Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis Müll.Arg.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
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Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Croton: from the Greek word kroton meaning "a tick" because of the way the seeds look in some members of the family
Plants: annual, 8"-24" tall, roughly hairy forb with milky juice
Leaves: narrowly oblong, coarsely toothed with 1 or 2 glands where the blade and stalk meet
Flowers: 4 - 5-parted, female flowers with 4 sepals and 4 petals, male flower with 5 sepals and no petals
Habitat: dry; in sandy soil mostly near the Wisconsin River
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Croton glandulosus var. septentrionalis image
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