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Petty Spurge

A small member of the Euphorbia family common in gardens and in cultivated ground generally.


Common Name Petty Spurge
Scientific Name Euphorbia peplus
Species Group Spurge Family Euphorbiaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Spurge family - Euphorbiaceae
Status Locally frequent
Flower Colour Group Green
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Small branched plant with red stem and what appears to have no flowers at all
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Spurge Family Euphorbiaceae