Euphorbia cyathophora

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEuphorbiaceae
Family (Traditional)Euphorbiaceae
GenusEuphorbia
SpeciesEuphorbia cyathophora Murray
Common Namefire on the mountain
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: 3.2
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); KY[SNA] (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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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 barbellata Euphorbia barbellata Engelm.
Euphorbia graminifolia Euphorbia graminifolia Michx.
Euphorbia havanensis Euphorbia havanensis Willd. ex Schlecht. & Cham.
Euphorbia heterophylla var. barbellata Euphorbia heterophylla var. barbellata (Engelm.) Holz.
Euphorbia heterophylla var. cyathophora Euphorbia heterophylla var. cyathophora (Murr.) Boiss.
Euphorbia heterophylla var. graminifolia Euphorbia heterophylla var. graminifolia Engelm.
Poinsettia barbellata Poinsettia barbellata Small
Poinsettia cyathophora Poinsettia cyathophora (Murr.) Klotzsch & Garcke
Poinsettia cyathophora var. graminifolia Poinsettia cyathophora var. graminifolia (Engelm.) Mohlenbrock
Poinsettia graminifolia Poinsettia graminifolia (Michx.) Millsp.
Poinsettia havanensis Poinsettia havanensis (Willd. ex Schlecht. & Cham.) Small

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: Clinton (KY), Fayette (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Warren (KY), Bradley (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Shelby (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1947 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100416674 Marion Kentucky 12 Oct 1998 Timothy J. Weckman
4426
EKY
Euphorbia cyathophora
31234100416666 Fayette Kentucky 16 Oct 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
6553
EKY
Euphorbia cyathophora
BEREA013011 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Euphorbia cyathophora
BEREA013013 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Euphorbia cyathophora
TENN-V-0138216 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia cyathophora
TENN-V-0243238 Wilson Tennessee 04 Sep 2017 Darel Hess
TENN
Euphorbia cyathophora
TENN-V-0138887 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Euphorbia cyathophora
BEREA024396 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Euphorbia cyathophora
APSC0014723 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia cyathophora
BRIT113698 Davidson Tennessee 06 Jul 1947 Jesse M. Shaver
10182
VDB
Euphorbia cyathophora
SWMT05470 Shelby Tennessee 23 Sep 2002 Susan Wright
2
SWMT
Euphorbia cyathophora
31234100416658 Clinton Kentucky 31 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-673
EKY
Euphorbia cyathophora
BEREA013012 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Euphorbia cyathophora
TENN-V-0138888 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Euphorbia cyathophora
APSC0014679 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia cyathophora
APSC0114768 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia cyathophora
APSC0014724 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia cyathophora
UOS02644 Franklin Tennessee 15 Oct 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Euphorbia cyathophora
BRIT113696 Wilson Tennessee 11 Sep 2006 Dwayne Estes
06869
VDB
Euphorbia cyathophora
SWMT05492 Shelby Tennessee 23 Sep 2002 Miriam Dillard
MD-12
SWMT
Euphorbia cyathophora
SWMT05377 Shelby Tennessee 10 Oct 2002 Rachel Luck
13
SWMT
Euphorbia cyathophora
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Plant Photos

Euphorbia cyathophora - Ashley B. Morris
Euphorbia cyathophora - Ashley B. Morris
Euphorbia cyathophora - Milo Pyne
Euphorbia cyathophora - Milo Pyne
Euphorbia cyathophora - Milo Pyne
Euphorbia cyathophora - Milo Pyne
Euphorbia cyathophora - Theo Witsell
Euphorbia cyathophora - Theo Witsell
Euphorbia cyathophora - Theo Witsell
Euphorbia cyathophora - Theo Witsell
Euphorbia cyathophora - Theo Witsell
Euphorbia cyathophora - Theo Witsell