Euphorbia antisyphilitica


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Noun1.Euphorbia antisyphilitica - wax-coated shrub of northern Mexico and southwestern United States
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
candelilla wax - a hard brown wax that occurs as a coating on candelilla shrubs
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neomexicana has not been observed) bordering the floodplain in Presidio County consist of different mixtures of shrubs (creosotebush, honey mesquite, whitethorn acacia, ocotillo, candelilla Euphorbia antisyphilitica, leatherstem Jatropha dioica, blackbush acacia Acacia rigidula, guayacan Porlieria angustifolia), sage, cacti (purple prickly pear, cholla, clavellina), sotol Dasylirion wheeleri, and grasses (chino grama, tobosa).