Wild Florida Photo - Cnidoscolus stimulosus

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Cnidoscolus stimulosus

TREAD -SOFTLY

FINGER ROT

SPURGE NETTLE

Florida native

 

This plant is covered with stiff hairs that inflict a painful sting on contact. The effect can be very similar to a fire ant bite.

 
Cnidoscolus stimulosus is a member of the Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family.