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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Croton L.
      1. Croton capitatus Michx.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. U.S.A.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

    Introduced into:

    New South Wales, Ontario

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Croton capitatus Michx. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2008 Pringle, C.G. [11163], Nuevo León K000476621
    Lindheimer, F.J. [304], Texas K000185930 Unknown type material
    Lindheimer, F.J. [171], Texas K000185932 Unknown type material
    Lindheimer, F.J. [171], Texas K000185933 Unknown type material
    Drummond, T. [s.n.], Missouri K000185927 Unknown type material
    Drummond, T. [258], Texas K000185928 Unknown type material
    Drummond, T. [167], Missouri K000185929 Unknown type material
    Peter, R. [s.n.], Kentucky K000959270

    Bibliography

    First published in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 214 (1803)

    Accepted by

    • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • van Ee, B.W. (2011). The contribution of Johann Friedrich Klotzsch in the taxonomy of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) and associated genera Willdenowia 41: 15-33.
    • van Ee, B.W. & Berry, P.E. (2010). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Croton section Heptallon (Euphorbiaceae) Systematic Botany 35: 151-167.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • van Ee, B.W. & Berry, P.E. (2010). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Croton section Heptallon (Euphorbiaceae) Systematic Botany 35: 151-167.
    • USDA, NRCS (2005- continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0