Croton pottsii var. pottsii

Common names: Encinilla
Synonyms: Croton corymbulosoides Radcliffe-Smith & Govaerts C. corymbulosus Engelmann
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 222. Mentioned on page 221.

Stems straight; erect radii of stellate hairs shorter than lateral radii, thus pubescence appearing appressed and smooth. Leaf blades 1.6–6 cm. Racemes mostly 1.1–2.5 cm. Styles 1.1–4.5 mm. Capsules 4–6(–7) mm.

Phenology: Flowering May–Oct.
Habitat: Desert scrub, arid plains, rocky slopes.
Elevation: 700–2000 m.


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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., n, c Mexico.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

Benjamin W. van Ee +  and Paul E. Berry +
(Klotzsch) Müller Arg. +
Lasiogyne pottsii +
Encinilla +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, n +  and c Mexico. +
700–2000 m. +
Desert scrub, arid plains, rocky slopes. +
Flowering May–Oct. +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
Croton corymbulosoides +  and C. corymbulosus +
Croton pottsii var. pottsii +
Croton pottsii +
variety +