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Mexican Fireplant (Euphorbia heterophylla)

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Euphorbia Heterophylla, or more commonly know as Mexican Fireplant, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Euphorbia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Euphorbia Heterophylla or Mexican Fireplant's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Euphorbia
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Order: Euphorbiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I) PR (N) VI (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: SWSS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU-) 2(FAC) 3(NI) 4(NI) 5(NI) 6(NI) 7(UPL) C(FAC) H(NI)




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