Page author: David Giblin
Croton setigerus
doveweed, turkey mullein, fish poison

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to Baja California, east to western Idaho and Nevada.

Habitat: Dry, often sandy or rocky areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, butterflies, flies, wasps, wind


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Accepted Name:
Croton setigerus Hook.
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 2(9): 141. (as setigerum) 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Croton setiger Hook., orthographic variant [HC2, JPM2]
Eremocarpus setigerus (Hook.) Benth. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Croton setigerus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Croton setigerus checklist entry

OregonFlora: Croton setigerus information

E-Flora BC: Croton setigerus atlas page

CalPhotos: Croton setigerus photos

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