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Wood Spurge, Euphorbia amygdaloides Family: Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia amygdaloides     *     Wood Spurge


Flowering time: March-May. Perennial

Habitat: Can be common in southern and central England in woodlands on basic to neutral soils.

Umbels with 5-10 main rays, the yellowish-green bracts fused round stem. Reddish, usually unbranched erect stems with dark green leaves. Rhizomatous downy/hairy plant flowering in its second year.

Similar: Euphorbia amygdaloides ssp. robbiae is frequently grown in gardens


Wood Spurge, Euphorbia amygdaloides


Wood Spurge, Euphorbia amygdaloides
Wood Spurge, Euphorbia amygdaloides
Dorset. May 2013

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