Taxon  Report   8565 
Euphorbia terracina  L.
Geraldton carnation weed
Euphorbia terracina
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Euphorbia terracina
© 2011 Michael O'Brien
Euphorbia terracina
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Euphorbia terracina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Euphorbia terracina
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Euphorbia
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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