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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central & Central U.S.A. to N. Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming

Euphorbia brachycera Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wight, C. [1821], New Mexico K001080391
Wight, C. [1821], New Mexico K001080390
Wight, C. [1821], New Mexico K001080389
Jan 1, 1983 Wright, C. [1825], New Mexico Euphorbia odontadenia K001080394
Wright, C. [1825], New Mexico Euphorbia odontadenia K001080393

First published in W.H.Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 192 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Geltman, D.V., Berry, P.E., Riina, R. & Peirson, J. (2011). Typification and synonymy of the species of Euphorbia subgenus Esula (Euphorbiaceae) native to the United States and Canada Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5: 143-151.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Peirson, J.A. & al. (2014). Phylogenetics and taxonomy of the New World leafy spurges, Euphorbia section Tithymalus (Euphorbiaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 175: 191-228.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Geltman, D.V., Berry, P.E., Riina, R. & Peirson, J. (2011). Typification and synonymy of the species of Euphorbia subgenus Esula (Euphorbiaceae) native to the United States and Canada Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5: 143-151.
  • Peirson, J.A. & al. (2014). Phylogenetics and taxonomy of the New World leafy spurges, Euphorbia section Tithymalus (Euphorbiaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 175: 191-228.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0