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physic nut
Jatropha curcas
physic nut Spurge Family
Jatropha curcas Euphorbiaceae
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common names
  physic nut
  Barbados nut
accepted scientific name
  Jatropha curcas L.
rules for finding collection records
  Jatropha curcas (23)
family name
  Euphorbiaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals, Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed last week of May thru 1st week of February
Native to Mexico and Guatemala. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base