Wildflowers forum: Croton alabamensis

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jan 23, 2013 7:18 AM CST
http://www.clayandlimestone.com/2013/01/wildflower-wednesday...

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CRAL3



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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jan 23, 2013 7:48 AM CST

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Very nice site Tee, is it yours?
I have looked for Alabama croton around here but couldn't find it, it is more of a Texas hill country plant and is rather rare. Smiling
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Jan 23, 2013 7:53 AM CST
No, not my site but the plant intrigues me and the owner of the site isn't too far away from me. It seems to be native in TX, TN and AL only. Interesting.

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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Jan 26, 2013 11:46 AM CST
Nice flowers on that croton! There's only two crotons around here. The one I know the name for is Bush Croton, Croton fruticulosis. The other is a bit less common...I haven't ID'd it yet on species...but the flowers aren't like those in the link.
Bush Croton:
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jan 26, 2013 1:01 PM CST

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Very nice Linda, we can always count on you to have the unusual ones Smiling
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