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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Canada to N. Mexico, S. Brazil to Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Brazil South, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Euphorbia spathulata Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Lindheimer, F.J. [302], Texas K001080377 isotype
Coulter, T. [678], California K001080376
Hartweg, K.T. [1951], California K001080378
Coulter, T. [672], California K001080375
Smith, L.B. [7798], Brazil K001210951
Lindheimer, F.J. [302], Texas Euphorbia dictyosperma K001080371
Lindheimer, F.J. [302], Texas Euphorbia dictyosperma K001080372 syntype

First published in Encycl. 2: 428 (1788)

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.
  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.

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