Mexican fire plant


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Noun1.Mexican fire plant - poinsettia of United States and eastern MexicoMexican fire plant - poinsettia of United States and eastern Mexico; often confused with Euphorbia heterophylla
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
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Mexican fire plant (Euphorbia heterophylla) is a member of the huge euphorbia family, as is the popular poinsettia.
Photo: Similar leaves and markings make Mexican fire plant look like a pint-size poinsettia