Croton texensis

Texas Croton
Croton texensis

Family: Spurge (Euphorbiaceae)
AKA: Doveweed, Barbasco
Photo taken on: August 21, 2013
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Canyons, roadsides

Grows to 18" from a single yellowish stem with many branches. The dark green leaves have silvery hairs beneath. The flowers have tiny petals and sepals

Croton texensis

White/Cream Round Clusters