Taxon  Report   3557 
Euphorbia lathyris  L.
Compass Plant,  gopher plant, moleplant
Euphorbia lathyris , a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Euphorbia lathyris
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
Euphorbia lathyris
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Euphorbia lathyrus
PLANTS: Galarhoeus lathyris
PLANTS: Tithymalus lathyris
 Information about  Euphorbia lathyris  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (EULA4)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 31, 2014).

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