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Euphorbia antisyphilitica
Euphorbia antisyphilitica
Photographer: Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0715 1048 (2015-07-13)

Copyright © 2015 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Mar 6, 2015
  • latitude 29.56577   longitude 103.98850     View on Google Maps.
  • location   TX hiway FM2627, 0.4 miles NW of WMA headquarters road , 6.9 miles southeast of Stillwell Store, Black Gap Wildlife Management Area (Brewster County, Texas, US)
  • family Euphorbiaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert scrub at 2530'
  • notes   dominant subshrub on limestone gravels of creosote scrub plain with Vachellia neovernicosa, Larrea and Yucca thompsoniana. Once nearly extirpated from overharvesting by Mexican candilleros for its high quality wax, the species is making a comeback in the region.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert, Big Bend
  • contributor's ID #  CDR/BB 1421
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Candelilla (photographer)
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