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Another plant ID help request - Stillingia texana

 
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Location: Hopkinsville, KY (Western KY) Zone 7
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Not that there's a problem with all the ID help requests. I highly encourage it!

I live in central Texas and have (and have seen everywhere) this small shrubby plant that seems to thrive in limestone soil. I would like to find other uses for it besides organic matter builder. Please let me know what you think,

Thanks in advance!
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The fruit/seed pod
 
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One of the Euphorbias? (judging by the seed pod shape and leaves). If you break a stalk does it bleed a milky sap?
 
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Rose, you're awesome. It's Stillingia texana. It does have other uses, medicinal, that all deal with going to the bathroom... Not a common use, but I'll keep it around and try to focus it in my rocky areas to build organic matter. Thanks again for your help!
 
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