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|Family: Euphorbiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Euphorbia schizoloba Engelm.
Habit: Perennial herb, glabrous. Stem: many, decumbent to erect, 1--4 dm. Leaf: proximal alternate, +- sessile to short petioled; stipules 0; blade 0.6--2 cm, elliptic to ovate or obovate, entire, base narrowed, tip obtuse or acute, mucronate; distal-most cauline in a whorl of 3--5. Inflorescence: 1° inflorescence branches 3--5 in umbel-like cluster from axils of whorled leaves, occasionally also from axils of distal alternate leaves; cyathia in leafy-bracted cyme-like clusters; bracts opposite, sessile, triangular-ovate, entire, obtuse, mucronate; involucre 2--3 mm, bell-shaped; glands 4(5), 1--2 mm, transversely obovate or fan-shaped, scalloped or incised, +- yellow; petal-like appendage 0. Staminate Flower: < 20. Pistillate Flower: styles forked < 1/2. Fruit: 4--5 mm, oblong, lobed. Seed: 2--3 mm, oblong-ellipsoid, round (in ×-section), white to gray, surface shallowly net-like to +- smooth; knob present.
Ecology: Rocky or sandy slopes; Elevation: 1000--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: W&I, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: Nevada, Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Euphorbia incisa Engelm.; Euphorbia incisa Engelm. var. incisa
eFlora Treatment Author: David J. Keil, Thomas J. Rosatti, Mark H. Mayfield & Daryl Koutnik
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Euphorbia rigida
Next taxon: Euphorbia serpens
Citation for this treatment: David J. Keil, Thomas J. Rosatti, Mark H. Mayfield & Daryl Koutnik 2016. Euphorbia schizoloba, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91901, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.