Taxon  Report   3553 
Euphorbia esula  L.  (not an active name; please see Euphorbia virgata)
Leafy spurge
Euphorbia esula
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Euphorbia esula, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Euphorbia esula
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Euphorbia virgata
 
NOTE: Euphorbia esula is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2016).

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