linear, oblong, lanceolate, ovate
May - October
0.0 - 0.6
Only croton with toothed leaves.
The following information is for the genus Croton with note that C. glandulosus, C. monanthogynus, C. capitatus and C. texensis are among the most important: Animals that eat its seeds: Ground dove, Mourning dove, Eastern white-winged dove, Attwater's's prairie chicken, Bobwhite quail, Chestnut-bellied scaled quail, Wild turkey, Redwing blackbird, Cardinal, Cowbird, American pipit, Sprague pipit, Pyrrhuloxia, Pine-woods sparrow, Prairie pocket mouse. Animals that eat the plant: White-tailed deer (Martin et al. 1951).
Open sandy or loamy areas, open woods, prairies, pastures, fields, roadsides, and waste places.