Sebastian Bush - Gulf Sebastian Bush
Ditrysinia fruticosa - (W. Bartram) Govaerts & Fredin
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Family

Plant is a shrub. Preferred habitat is edge of streams, sandy soils and swampy woods. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

Leaves are alternate on the stem; no teeth and no lobes; stalked; widest at the middle to nearly 2-3 times longer than wide.

Flowers are in a terminal raceme (several individual florets stalked and grouped one above the other on the flowering stem); male and female flowers on separate shrubs; symmetrical in shape; three sepals that are greenish in color; petals absent; three stamens. Flowers occur in the spring.

Fruit is a capsule.

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