Euphorbia bilobata Engelm.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
blackseed spurge,  more...
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Patrick Alexander  
Martin and Hutchins 1980, Kearney and Peebles 1969
Duration: Annual Nativity: Native Lifeform: Forb/Herb General: Slender erect annual, arising from a single stem and much branched above, 20-40 cm tall, pubescent herbage. Leaves: Opposite, linear-lanceolate, acute, entire, not oblique at base, stipules glandlike, not dentate Flowers: Cyathia hairy, in terminal cymes, denticulate; 5 glands, obcordate, bilobed, with white appendages, twice as long as glands, triangular. Fruits: Capsules smooth, with seeds strongly tuberculate and 4-angled. Ecology: Found in creekbeds and on moist slopes; 3,500-6,000 ft (1067-1829 m); flowers August-October. Distribution: AZ, sw NM, s TX; south to n MEX. Notes: Can be abundant in wet years, distinctive with by being a slender erect annual; and its linear leaves; deeply two lobed gland appendages and two-lobed green glands. Ethnobotany: Unknown, but other species in the genera have uses. Etymology: Euphorbia is named for Euphorbus, which derives from eu, good, and phorbe, meaning well-fed, while bilobata means two lobed. Synonyms: None Editor: SBuckley 2010, FSCoburn 2015
Euphorbia bilobata image
Patrick Alexander  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Sue Carnahan  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Patrick Alexander  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Patrick Alexander  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Patrick Alexander  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Patrick Alexander  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Sue Carnahan  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Sue Carnahan  
Euphorbia bilobata image
Euphorbia bilobata image
Euphorbia bilobata image
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Euphorbia bilobata image
Euphorbia bilobata image
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