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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Arizona to SW. Texas and Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Arizona, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Texas

Euphorbia capitellata Engelm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [699], Chihuahua K000476514
Jan 1, 1996 Coulter [1449], Sonora K000564970
Jan 1, 1983 Wright, C. [1849], New Mexico K001080299
Jan 1, 1983 Wright, C. [1849], New Mexico K001080298
Parry, C.C. [809], San Luis Potosí K000564968
Palmer, E.W. [210], Sonora K000564965
Palmer, E.W. [370], Chihuahua K000564963
Botteri, M. [597], Veracruz K000564969
Palmer, E.W. [317], Sonora K000564967
Palmer, E.W. [142], Sonora K000564966
Gentry, H.S. [3015], Sonora K000564964

First published in W.H.Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 188 (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.
  • 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.
  • Yang, Y., Riina, R., Morawetz, J.J., Haevermans, T., Aubriot, X. & Berry, P.E. (2012). Molecular phylogenetics and classification of Euphorbia subgenus Chamaesyce (Euphorbiaceae) Taxon 61: 764-789.

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