fiddler's spurge, Mexican fireplant
Synonyms: Poinsettia heterophylla
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
The author treats this as a friendly weed and does not recommend planting it. Pull them if where there is something more desirable.
Native to the southern United States south into South America. Introduced and naturalized into other warm parts of the world.
Sap is reported to be toxic (irritating).