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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.
Native Florida Plants Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening
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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.