Stillingia sylvatica L. - Queen's Delight
Family - Euphorbiaceae
Flowering - May - July.
Habitat - Sandhills, flatwoods, sandy old fields.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This unique species can be found in the southeastern corner of Alabama. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its many shiny, green leaves, light green-yellow stems, and terminal inflorescences. The stems can be erect or ascending and only branch directly below the inflorescence.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 10, Auburn, AL., 6-5-05.