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Taxon: Croton capitatus Michx.

 
Genus: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Crotoneae
Nomen number: 104857
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 2:214. 1803
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • 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]


References:

  1. Britton, N. L. & A. Brown. 1952. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3.
  2. Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's manual of botany, ed. 8.
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae
  5. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two varieties
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Webster, G. L. 1993. A provisional synopsis of the sections of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae). Taxon 42:813. Note: mentions
  10. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Euphorbiaceae&GenusID=Croton&SpeciesID=capitatus target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Croton capitatus Michx. :

  • 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:
  • 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?id=104857. Accessed 19 September 2019.