Tropical Croton
Sand Croton - Vente Conmigo
Croton glandulosus Var: septemtropmalis - Mueller-Aargau
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge) Family

Tropical Croton is an upright or sprawling perennial bearing fine stellate hairs. The roots have a spicy odor. Its preferred habitat is dry sand and loam soils, thin woods, roadsides, meadows and between stable dunnes. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

The leaves are crenate-serrate, oblong to lance-like.

The flowers are creamy white; four-part calyx and four petals. Each flower is bisexual in nature and symmetrical in form. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a capsule.

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