Taxon  Report   3553 
Euphorbia esula  L.  (not an active name)
Leafy spurge
Euphorbia esula
© 2001 CDFA
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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.

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Euphorbia esula
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Euphorbia
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Euphorbia virgata
Alternate Names:
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 21, 2018).

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