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Euphorbia lactea Haw.
Mottled spurge

Euphorbia lactea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Euphorbia lactea has been found in the following 7 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dry Tortugas National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lake San Pedro Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Little Torch Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Euphorbia lactea has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Recorded as Present in Error

Euphorbia lactea has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Euphorbia lactea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Euphorbia lactea
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr