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Euphorbia heterophylla L.
MEXICAN FIREPLANT
Euphorbia morisoniana; Poinsettia heterophylla; Euphorbia geniculata Ortega; Euphorbia prunifolia Jacq; Poinsettia geniculata (Ortega) Klotzsch & Garcke; Poinsettia heterophylla (L) Klotzsch & Garcke

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aleyrodidae  Bemisia tabaci @ CSCA_TCN (8)
Aphelinidae  Encarsia strenua @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Macrophoma euphorbiae @ BPI (2)

Phyllostictina euphorbiae @ BPI (1)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma krugii @ BPI (4)

Sphaceloma poinsettiae @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Microsphaera euphorbiae @ BPI (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon splendens @ BBSL (2)
Melampsoraceae  Melampsora euphorbiae @ BPI (1)

Melampsora helioscopiae @ BPI (1)
Melanotaeniaceae  Melanotaenium euphorbiae @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Uromyces euphorbiae @ BPI (14)

Uromyces proeminens @ BPI (22)
Tilletiaceae  Tilletia euphorbiae @ BPI (4)

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Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Mexican fireplant

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General Information
Symbol: EUHE4
Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : HI   I
L48   N
PB   I
PR   N
VI   N
Other Common Names: kaliko
spurge
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 477. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
EUGE5 Euphorbia geniculata Ortega
EUPR5 Euphorbia prunifolia Jacq.
POGE2 Poinsettia geniculata (Ortega) Klotzsch & Garcke
POHE11 Poinsettia heterophylla (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
Family Euphorbiaceae – Spurge family
Genus Euphorbia L. – spurge
Species Euphorbia heterophylla L. – Mexican fireplant

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Florida Euphorbia prunifolia painted euphorbia Noxious weed
South Carolina Euphorbia prunifolia painted euphorbia Plant pest
U.S. Weed Information
Euphorbia heterophylla painted euphorbia Euphorbia prunifolia painted euphorbia
This plant and synonym italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean FACU
Hawaii FACU
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (EUHE4)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (EUHE4)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (EUHE4)
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OH-Ohio Weeds and Weed Management (EUHE4)

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Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Mexican fireplant

Image of Euphorbia heterophylla

General Information
Symbol: EUHE4
Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : HI   I
L48   N
PB   I
PR   N
VI   N
Other Common Names: kaliko
spurge
Data Source and Documentation
About our new maps
Plants-NRCS Logos
green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Cuba. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States Virgin Islands, Saint John, Cruz Bay Quarter, Lind Point. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 477. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

slideshow

Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
EUGE5 Euphorbia geniculata Ortega
EUPR5 Euphorbia prunifolia Jacq.
POGE2 Poinsettia geniculata (Ortega) Klotzsch & Garcke
POHE11 Poinsettia heterophylla (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke

Classification

Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
Family Euphorbiaceae – Spurge family
Genus Euphorbia L. – spurge
Species Euphorbia heterophylla L. – Mexican fireplant

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Florida Euphorbia prunifolia painted euphorbia Noxious weed
South Carolina Euphorbia prunifolia painted euphorbia Plant pest
U.S. Weed Information
Euphorbia heterophylla painted euphorbia Euphorbia prunifolia painted euphorbia
This plant and synonym italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Caribbean FACU
Hawaii FACU
North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

Related Links

More Accounts and Images
ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (EUHE4)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (EUGE5)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (EUHE4)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (EUPR5)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (POGE2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (POHE11)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (EUHE4)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (EUHE4)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (EUHE4)
Related Websites
OH-Ohio Weeds and Weed Management (EUHE4)

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover


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Euphorbia heterophylla
Wild Poinsettia
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Euphorbia heterophylla
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