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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. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; 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 (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Euphorbiaceae&GenusID=Croton&SpeciesID=capitatus), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Britton, N. L. & A. Brown An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions, ed. 3. (IllF N US Can)
  2. Fernald, M. L. Gray's manual of botany, ed. 8. (Grays Man)
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Webster, G. L. 1993. A provisional synopsis of the sections of the genus Croton (Euphorbiaceae) (Taxon) 42:813.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104857. Accessed 10 December 2018.