Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 2485, Euphorbia brachycera  
 

 

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  Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia brachycera
Photographed 19 October 2021.

Plants of Jefferson County Open Space
Jefferson County, Colorado
Euphorbiaceae

Euphorbia brachycera Engelm.  Horned Spurge.

North Table Mountain Park, Jefferson County, Colorado. Beside informal horse trail along the northern boundary of the park, 6.28 km. north northeast of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.798N, 105.2098W. WGS 1984 Elev. 1805 m. In mixed grasses and forbs. Also seen next to North Table Loop trail.

Collected by permit: Jefferson County Open Space, 2021, issued: Apr 1, 2021, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich, with Cindy Trujillo 2485. 2-Jun-2021

Coll. No. 2485, 2 June 2021, characters observed: Perennial, to 25-30 cm., glabrous throughout; Stem, erect, herbaceous; Leaves, alternate, sessile, lanceolate, 16 mm. × 8 mm. wide, margin entire, tip acute, green throughout; Flowers, arranged in a cyathium, glands entire with “horns” on either side.

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