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Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Pencil-cactus, Pencil tree, Indian tree spurg

Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Euphorbia tirucalli has been found in the following 12 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blue Heron Hammock, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Cape Romano - Ten Thousand Islands Aquatic Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lake San Pedro Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Loggerhead Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
National Key Deer Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Snake Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Sugarloaf Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Euphorbia tirucalli has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Lee County Not Native, Cultivated Only

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

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Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr
Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Thrity Vakil; Agrandar.
Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Thrity Vakil; Agrandar.
Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Thrity Vakil; Agrandar.
Euphorbia tirucalli
Copyright by: Thrity Vakil; Agrandar.