Need an ID

Spring, TX

This plant maybe a species of Ficus. When cut it "bleeds" a milky substance like a latex.
Please somebody ID it for me. Thanks

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(Zone 7a)

It could be Ficus benjamina. Can we see the whole thing?

Beautiful, BC(Zone 9b)

The exfoliating bark reminds me of Bursera except I don't think it bleeds milky sap. The images are rather blurry so hard to tell.

(Zone 7a)

Does Bursera have bark like that?

Beautiful, BC(Zone 9b)

Yes, take a look through PF. I just don't think it has milky sap. I wonder if it's an euphorbia. Clear pics would definitely help.

Big Pine Key, FL(Zone 11)


This is most lkely Jatropha Integerrima
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/2447/
Scott

Barbourville, KY(Zone 7a)

It looks like Cruel Plant to me, Araujia sericifera.
Edited to add, the milky sap is purported to be an irritant. I have it growing indoors and have touched the milky substance when pruning it with no ill effect.

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