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

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, 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

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
Drummond, T. [s.n.], Missouri K000185927 Unknown type material
Drummond, T. [258], Texas K000185928 Unknown type material
Lindheimer, F.J. [304], Texas K000185930 Unknown type material
Drummond, T. [167], Missouri K000185929 Unknown type material
Lindheimer, F.J. [171], Texas K000185932 Unknown type material
Lindheimer, F.J. [171], Texas K000185933 Unknown type material
Peter, R. [s.n.], Kentucky K000959270

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

Accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • van Ee, B.W. & Berry, P.E. (2010). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Croton section Heptallon (Euphorbiaceae) Systematic Botany 35: 151-167.
  • van Ee, B.W. (2011). The contribution of Johann Friedrich Klotzsch in the taxonomy of Croton (Euphorbiaceae) and associated genera Willdenowia 41: 15-33.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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