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petty spurge
Euphorbia peplus
Euphorbia peplus
petty spurge Spurge Family
Euphorbia peplus Euphorbiaceae
common name
  petty spurge
accepted scientific name
  Euphorbia peplus L.
rules for finding collection records
  Euphorbia peplus (39)
family name
  • Euphorbiaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.04 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Euphorbia peplus   L.   (TSN: 28117, Index: 821)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names