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Types of Crotons

California ​Croton​
California ​Croton​

Croton californicus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

source: calflora.org
Croton ​Alabamensis​
Croton ​Alabamensis​

Noteworthy Characteristics. Croton alabamensis, commonly called Alabama croton, is a rare, semi-evergreen to deciduous, loose-rounded, thicket-forming, multi-stemmed shrub that is only found today in four central Alabama counties plus in three counties in Texas under the name of Croton alabamensis var. texensis with the common name of Texabama croton. A former small population in one county in ...

Croton ​Ciliatoglandulifer​
Croton ​Ciliatoglandulifer​

Croton ciliatoglandulifer, known as the bush croton or Mexican croton, is a plant species of the genus Croton.. References

Croton ​Eluteria​
Croton ​Eluteria​

Croton eluteria, known as Cascarilla, is a plant species of the genus Croton, that is native to the Caribbean. It has been naturalized in other tropical regions of the Americas. It grows to be a small tree or tall shrub, rarely reaching 20 feet in height.

Croton ​Lechleri​
Croton ​Lechleri​

Croton lechleri is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, that is native to northwestern South America. It is commonly known as sangre de grado (Peruvian Spanish) or sangre de drago (Ecuadorian Spanish), both of which translate to "dragon's blood".

Croton ​Subaemulans​
Croton ​Subaemulans​

The croton indoor plant has a reputation for being fussy, but in reality, if you know about caring for a croton houseplant properly, it can make for a resilient and hard-to-kill plant. Croton Indoor Plant. The croton plant is often grown outdoors in tropical climates, but also make excellent houseplants.

Croton Tiglium​
Croton Tiglium​

Purging Croton; Croton tiglium: Scientific classification; Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Rosids: Order: Malpighiales: Family: Euphorbiaceae: Subfamily: Crotonoideae: Tribe: Crotoneae: Genus: Croton: Species: C. tiglium: Binomial name; Croton tiglium L. (1753) Synonyms; Croton acutus Thunb. Croton arboreus Shecut; Croton birmanicus Müll.Arg.

Croton ​Wigginsii​
Croton ​Wigginsii​

Croton wigginsii is a species of croton known by the common name Wiggins' croton.. Distribution. This small gray-green shrub is native to the Sonoran Deserts of northern Mexico and Arizona, into the Colorado Desert in California where it is an inhabitant of sand dunes.

Doveweed​
Doveweed​

Croton californica, C. setigerus, Dilley Prsrv., Lag. Coast Wldns., 7-11-13. © Ron Vanderhoff.

image: flickr.com
Woolly Croton​
Woolly Croton​

Northern bobwhite and other birds eat the seeds, and dense stands of hogwort and other plants provide good cover for a variety of small animals. Both hogweed and one-seeded croton are larval food plants for the goatweed butterfly. Goatweed is another common name for hogwort, as is doveweed.