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Euphorbia prostata

Prostrate Spurge

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

green

Flower size

tiny

Flowering months

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Elliptic

Height

to 5 cm

Description

A weed that grows in pavement cracks, stone walls, gravel and dry, compacted soil; invasive. The stems originate from a central tap root and spread out in a circle.

The reddish or green stems as well as the leaves exude a milky sap.

Flowers

The flowers are numerous and tiny.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf. Oval, rounded at the tip, finely serrated, opposite each other on the stem, small.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: stalked, 3-lobed, splits into parts, 2 mm long, 1.5 mm wide.

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