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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Croton setigerus (Dove Weed)

Common native annual herb found in scattered locations, particularly in open areas. Most obvious in late summer and fall. Flowers green to pink, Inconspicuous. Blooms summer to fall. Previous scientific name: Eremocarpus setigerus.

Croton setigerus (doveweed) NATIVE Pictured in summer.


Croton setigerus (doveweed) NATIVE Pictured in summer.


Croton setigerus (doveweed). NATIVE Pictured in fall.


Croton setigerus (doveweed). NATIVE Pictured in fall.


Croton setigerus (doveweed). NATIVE Pictured in fall.