Calflora
Taxon  Report   11682    
Euphorbia lurida  Englem.
Woodland spurge
Euphorbia lurida
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia lurida
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Euphorbia lurida
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Euphorbia lurida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Euphorbia lurida
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Euphorbia palmeri
ICPN: Euphorbia palmeri var. palmeri
More information about  Euphorbia lurida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (EUBR)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).