Croton capitatus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEuphorbiaceae
Family (Traditional)Euphorbiaceae
GenusCroton
SpeciesCroton capitatus Michx.
Common Namehogwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.9
C value 1
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Carlisle (KY), Crittenden (KY), Fayette (KY), Fulton (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Marshall (KY), Mercer (KY), Simpson (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Bedford (TN), Benton (TN), Carroll (TN), Chester (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Madison (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1918 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100413135 Todd Kentucky 23 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3590
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413036 Calloway Kentucky 25 Sep 1984 Raymond Athey
5028
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413184 Coffee Tennessee 07 Oct 1992 Hal R. DeSelm
1992
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413127 Marshall Kentucky 18 Sep 1984 Raymond Athey
5026
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413085 Livingston Kentucky 04 Oct 1974 Raymond Athey
2975
EKY
Croton capitatus
N/A Jessamine Kentucky 22 Sep 1954 Mary E. Wharton
8745
EKY
Croton capitatus
BEREA012958 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Croton capitatus
BEREA012956 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Croton capitatus
BEREA012957 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Croton capitatus
BEREA012955 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0137020 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136809 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136804 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136815 White Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136818 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
31234100413044 Carlisle Kentucky 01 Sep 1969 Raymond Athey
793
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413176 Wilson Tennessee 20 Jul 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413069 Fayette Kentucky 19 Jul 1956 Mary Wharton
10338
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413051 Fulton Kentucky 22 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9380
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413119 Marion Kentucky 24 Sep 1998 Timothy J. Weckman
4395
EKY
Croton capitatus
31234100413101 Madison Kentucky 05 Sep 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-9
EKY
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0210178 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136780 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136798 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136790 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136797 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136781 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136787 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136771 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136776 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136772 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136791 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136795 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136817 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136803 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136995 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136789 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136819 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136802 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136800 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136812 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136784 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136816 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136807 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136782 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136792 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136785 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0137021 Todd Kentucky
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136779 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136814 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136811 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136801 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136796 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136786 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136806 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136778 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136805 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136777 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136794 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136813 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0137019 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136775 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136808 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136799 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136783 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
UCHT018126 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Croton capitatus
UCHT018123 Bedford Tennessee
UCHT
Croton capitatus
APSC0014956 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015008 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014954 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0027663 Mercer Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015000 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015003 Stewart Tennessee 10 Aug 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014955 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015007 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136774 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136788 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136810 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136994 Carlisle Kentucky
TENN
Croton capitatus
TENN-V-0136793 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Croton capitatus
UCHT018120 Bedford Tennessee
UCHT
Croton capitatus
APSC0015010 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014962 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015002 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014965 Todd Kentucky 31 Jul 1969 Lloyd Settle
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014963 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014957 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0098016 Hardeman Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0068366 Simpson Kentucky 21 Aug 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014922 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015009 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015001 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0086611 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0015004 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0061398 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
BRIT111269 Williamson Tennessee 03 Oct 1968 R. Kral
33524
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111251 Tennessee 09 Aug 1918 Jesse M. Shaver
7196
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111260 Robertson Tennessee 22 Sep 1976 R. Kral
59078
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111266 Shelby Tennessee 28 Aug 1965 Ken E. Rogers
34410
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111262 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Jul 1947 Elsie Quarterman
4031
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111277 Morgan Tennessee 16 Sep 1970 Paul Somers, Jr.
46474
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111265 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Jul 1947 Elsie Quarterman
4031
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111279 Rutherford Tennessee 04 Aug 1989 R. Kral
76860
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111267 Shelby Tennessee 28 Aug 1965 Ken E. Rogers
34410
VDB
Croton capitatus
APSC0061399 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0063165 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Jun 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Croton capitatus
APSC0014961 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Croton capitatus
HTTU034469 Sumner Tennessee 14 Oct 2000 Allen reynolds
48
HTTU
Croton capitatus
MTSU011595 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Jul 1994 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Croton capitatus
UOS02597 Franklin Tennessee 01 Sep 1986 R.K. Clements
UOS
Croton capitatus
BRIT111250 Davidson Tennessee 23 Aug 1930 C. P. Freeman
153
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111258 Maury Tennessee 27 Aug 1973 R. Kral
51470
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111259 Maury Tennessee 27 Aug 1973 R. Kral
51470
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111264 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Sep 1983 Milo Guthrie
s.n
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111263 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Aug 1972 R. Kral
48217
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111246 Bedford Tennessee 12 Aug 1987 R. Kral
74099
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111255 Marshall Tennessee 04 Oct 1999 V. E. McNeilus
99-994
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111270 Wilson Tennessee 18 Sep 1965 Elsie Quarterman
65-89
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111256 Marshall Tennessee 02 Sep 1998 V. E. McNeilus
98-833
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111249 Tennessee Midsummer Betty White
7192
VDB
Croton capitatus
SWMT05477 Shelby Tennessee 06 Oct 2002 Michael Burke
808
SWMT
Croton capitatus
BRIT111261 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Oct 1952 Elsie Quarterman
4369
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111248 Davidson Tennessee 14 Aug 1968 R. Kral
32332
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111257 Maury Tennessee 14 Aug 1971 R. Kral
43566
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111253 Davidson Tennessee 25 Sep 1965 J. Baskin
1-B
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT234162 Hickman Kentucky 12 Sep 1979 Raymond Athey
4464
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111254 Haywood Tennessee 20 Aug 1996 V. E. McNeilus
96-903
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111243 Wilson Tennessee 23 Sep 1981 R. Kral
67955
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111252 Davidson Tennessee Midsummer Betty White
7194
VDB
Croton capitatus
BRIT111247 Bedford Tennessee 27 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40748
VDB
Croton capitatus
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Croton capitatus - Ashley B. Morris
Croton capitatus - Ashley B. Morris
Croton capitatus - Ashley B. Morris
Croton capitatus - Ashley B. Morris
Croton capitatus - Dwayne Estes
Croton capitatus - Dwayne Estes
Croton capitatus - Dwayne Estes
Croton capitatus - Dwayne Estes
Croton capitatus - Dwayne Estes
Croton capitatus - Dwayne Estes
Croton capitatus - Joey Shaw
Croton capitatus - Joey Shaw
Croton capitatus - Sunny Fleming
Croton capitatus - Sunny Fleming
Croton capitatus - Joey Shaw
Croton capitatus - Joey Shaw