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Taxon: Euphorbia nutans Lag.

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 16391
Place of publication: Elench. pl. [17]; Gen. sp. pl. [17]. 1816
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • eyebane  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • spotted spurge   - English (Canada)
  • euphorbe penchée   - French (Canada)
  • nickende Wolfsmilch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Québec (s.w.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Tungurahua]


    Adventive

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt [Sinai]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Hungary, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  2. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85 Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  3. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis. Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 164-165.
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  6. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  10. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. Note: = Euphorbia maculata L.
  11. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan. Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  13. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75 Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  14. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  16. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  17. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  18. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: = Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  21. Yatskievych, G. 1999-. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition

Check other web resources for Euphorbia nutans Lag. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16391. Accessed 21 November 2019.