Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10695 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
EuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceaeEuphorbiaceae  
Species Croton texensis (Klotzsch) Mull. Arg.
Common name   Texas croton
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   4605  
Coll. Date 19 June 2005 
Geography United States.  Colorado.  Pueblo County
Locality I-25 W off exit 77, Abby Road (frontage road). 
 
Elev.: 5412 ft. (1650 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community, grassy area, hard silty soil. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 39'  40" N, 104° 47'  45" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Croton texensis (Klotzsch) Muell.-Arg.

Common Name(s): croton, doveweed, goatweed, skunkweed, Texas croton.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=28291, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Euphorbiales
                                Family: Euphorbiaceae
                                    Genus: Croton
                                        Species: Croton texensis
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10695s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05610s1.jpg 
05610
specimen image: 08544s1.jpg 
08544

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10696 Cucurbita foetidissima      "Missouri gourd" 8 ft. N

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Saint Marys Cemetery (Cemetery) Huerfano County, CO 1277 ft. SE 6113  Walsenburg North 
Huajatolla Hills Dam (Dam) Huerfano County, CO 1 mi. S 6109  Walsenburg North 
Huajatolla Hills Reservoir (Reservoir) Huerfano County, CO 1 mi. S 6109  Walsenburg North 
David E Farr Reservoir (Reservoir) Huerfano County, CO 1.1 mi. E 6027  Walsenburg North 
D E Farr Dam (Dam) Huerfano County, CO 1.1 mi. E 6027  Walsenburg North 
Pictou (Populated Place) Huerfano County, CO 1.8 mi. SW 6280  Walsenburg North 
Caddell Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2 mi. S 6332  Walsenburg North 
Old Pictou Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 1.8 mi. SW 6234  Walsenburg North 
Toltec Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 1.9 mi. SW 6250  Walsenburg North 
Cuchara Canyon Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2 mi. S 6329  Walsenburg North 
Champion Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 1.8 mi. SW 6283  Walsenburg North 
Breen Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2.2 mi. S 6326  Walsenburg North 
McNally Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2.3 mi. S 6332  Walsenburg North 
Jobal Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2 mi. SW 6303  Walsenburg North 
Hill School (School) Huerfano County, CO 2.3 mi. S 6277  Walsenburg North 
Huerfano Coal Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2.3 mi. S 6326  Walsenburg North 
North Walsenburg Flood Control Reservoir (Reservoir) Huerfano County, CO 2.4 mi. S 6319  Walsenburg North 
North Walsenburg Flood Control Dam (Dam) Huerfano County, CO 2.4 mi. S 6319  Walsenburg North 
Black Beauty Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2 mi. W 6368  Walsenburg North 
Pictou Mine (Mine) Huerfano County, CO 2.1 mi. SW 6300  Walsenburg North 

Links

Taxon Links for species Croton texensis  (Klotzsch) Mull. Arg.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Croton+texensis

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