Jatropha dioica var. graminea

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Scientific Name Jatropha dioica var. graminea USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Leatherstem ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Texas A&M Reference
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Description Desert habitat, lower elevations in Big Bend on hillsides along the Rio Grande; shrub about 2 feet tall; brownish-red stems; narrow spatulate, smooth, leaves 1 to 2-1/2 inches long; small urn-shaped white flowers in clusters along stem and tip. Texas Status

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