Euphorbia spathulata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEuphorbiaceae
Family (Traditional)Euphorbiaceae
GenusEuphorbia
SpeciesEuphorbia spathulata Lam.
Common NameWarty Spurge
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 3.9
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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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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

SynonymFull Citation
Euphorbia alta Euphorbia alta J.B.S. Norton
Euphorbia arkansana Euphorbia arkansana Engelm. & A. Gray
Euphorbia dictyosperma Euphorbia dictyosperma Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Euphorbia obtusata Euphorbia obtusata Pursh
Galarhoeus arkansanus Galarhoeus arkansanus (Engelm. & A. Gray) Small ex Rydb.
Galarhoeus obtusatus Galarhoeus obtusatus (Pursh) Small
Tithymalus arkansanus Tithymalus arkansanus (Engelm. & A. Gray) Klotzsch & Garcke
Tithymalus missouriensis Tithymalus missouriensis (J.B.S. Norton) Small
Tithymalus obtusatus Tithymalus obtusatus (Pursh) Klotzsch & Garcke
Tithymalus spathulatus Tithymalus spathulatus (Lam.) W.A. Weber

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: Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Gallatin (KY), Grant (KY), Lawrence (KY), Livingston (KY), Oldham (KY), Anderson (TN), Bradley (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Monroe (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1931 - 2007

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100417011 Livingston Kentucky 17 May 1970 Raymond Athey
901
EKY
Euphorbia obtusata
31234100416716 Wilson Tennessee 02 May 1980 T. Filipczak
95
EKY
Euphorbia dictyosperma
31234100416989 Lawrence Kentucky 03 May 2007 Romie Hughart
EKY
Euphorbia obtusata
31234100417003 Livingston Kentucky 13 May 1968 Raymond Athey
163
EKY
Euphorbia obtusata
31973000012511 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Euphorbia obtusata
31973000012507 Grant Kentucky
KNK
Euphorbia obtusata
31973000012508 Gallatin Kentucky
KNK
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0138671 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0139231 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0138665 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138663 Jackson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138662 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138667 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138661 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
31234100416997 Livingston Kentucky 08 May 1968 Raymond Athey
141
EKY
Euphorbia obtusata
31973000012510 Bracken Kentucky
KNK
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0138666 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138664 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138659 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0139229 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0139354 Kentucky
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138672 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0139230 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0138668 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138673 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138669 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0138660 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0108116 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0087507 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0014676 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0050582 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
HTTU023579 Anderson Tennessee
HTTU
Euphorbia obtusata
MTSU011600 Rutherford Tennessee
MTSU
Euphorbia obtusata
MTSU011646 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Apr 1987 Allan Colyar
MTSU
Euphorbia obtusata
MTSU011645 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Apr 1998 Steve Andrews
MTSU
Euphorbia obtusata
MTSU011647 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Apr 1998 Richard McIntosh
MTSU
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0243893 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
TENN-V-0243894 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT113767 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Apr 1973 R. Kral
49746
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
BRIT111410 Tennessee R. Kral
26928
VDB
Euphorbia dictyosperma
BRIT111412 Davidson Tennessee 10 Jun 1988 V.E. McNeilus
88-517
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111405 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Apr 1986 R. Kral
73300
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT113771 Wilson Tennessee 17 Apr 1991 R. Kral
78474
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0138670 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0085200 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0114919 Livingston Kentucky 22 May 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Euphorbia obtusata
APSC0056923 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0108115 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
APSC0014675 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia spathulata
HTTU034545 Rutherford Tennessee 21 Apr 2000 Karen M. Schafer
0082
HTTU
Euphorbia obtusata
MTSU011648 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Apr 1999 Heather Webb
MTSU
Euphorbia obtusata
TENN-V-0244037 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia obtusata
UCHT032816 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Euphorbia spathulata
UCHT032817 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111408 Davidson Tennessee 14 Jun 1931 C.P. Freeman
159
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111409 Tennessee R. Kral
26928
VDB
Euphorbia dictyosperma
BRIT111406 Hamilton Tennessee 16 May 1999 V.E. McNeilus
99-172
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111399 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Jun 1966 R. Kral
26901
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111411 Davidson Tennessee 12 May 1965 R. Kral
23968
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111402 Rutherford Tennessee 21 May 1938 Jesse M. Shaver
7232
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111404 Rutherford Tennessee 11 May 1963 Delzie Demaree
47574
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT113765 Davidson Tennessee 22 May 1966 R. Kral
26663B
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
BRIT111401 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Jun 1966 R. Kral
26928
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111407 Davidson Tennessee 25 May 1935 Jesse M. Shaver
7231
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT113769 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Apr 1946 E. Quarterman
1647
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
BRIT113766 DeKalb Tennessee 26 Apr 1980 Milo Guthrie
0160
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
BRIT111397 Wilson Tennessee 05 May 1975 R. Kral
55296
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111398 Rutherford Tennessee 28 Apr 1984 Landon E. McKinney
01132
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT111403 Rutherford Tennessee 15 May 1968 R. Kral
31019
VDB
Euphorbia spathulata
BRIT113768 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Apr 1946 E. Quarterman
1647
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
BRIT113770 Wilson Tennessee 27 Apr 1973 R. Kral
49709
VDB
Euphorbia obtusata
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