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.