Petty Spurge

Petty Spurge - Euphorbia peplus Euphorbia peplus


Colour: Green
Flowering: May - November
Height: Up to 12" (30 cm)
Family: Euphorbiaceae
                  Petty Spurge    

Petty Spurge is another weed which is found in abundance on waste ground and in gardens.

The individual green/yellow flowers are tiny and are grouped in threes to form the flowerhead. The leaves are oval. The stem is hollow and filled with a poisonous, milky sap - as are other members of the spurge family.

Petty Spurge - Euphorbia peplus Petty Spurge - Euphorbia peplus
Petty Spurge

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