Euphorbia pubentissima? - South Central Arkansas

Hot Springs, AR(Zone 7b)

Last August, I found a plant that is either Euphorbia pubentissima (False Flowering Spurge), or E. corollata (Flowering Spurge).

The plant was 12.5 inches tall. The stem had scraggly, spreading hairs and had 24 nodes below the inflorescence. Leaves had short petioles. Upper leaves were mostly spreading, and lower leaves were reflexed downward. The largest flower was 0.175 inch across, and petals were nearly circular in shape.

We are out of the expected range for E. pubentissima, but that species seems to be the best match. Can you determine species?

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Lucketts, VA(Zone 7a)

The best venue for identification is the Plant Identification forum. If you post there your mystery plant will be viewed by a much larger audience.

Hot Springs, AR(Zone 7b)

Thanks for the help greenthumb. I've got the post there now.

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