Pineland Poinsettia, Pineland Spurge, Everglades Poinsettia
Poinsettia pinetorum

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Poinsettia (poin-SET-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: pinetorum (py-neh-TO-rum) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 11, 2005, Floridian from Lutz, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Poinsettia pinetorum is an herbaceous perennial with smooth stems to about 2 feet tall. It has alternate, very narrow leaves that range from 2 to 6 inches and about 1/4 inch wide or less.The uppermost leaves are generally red at the base. The insignificant, yellowish flowers are 5 petaled and in clusters at the tips of the branches.

This plant is endemic to the pine rockland of southern Florida. It is found only in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.

Poinsettia pinetorum is on the Florida Endangered Species list