Calflora
Taxon  Report   3561    
Euphorbia peplus  L.
Petty spurge
Euphorbia peplus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Galarhoeus peplus
PLANTS: Tithymalus peplus
More information about  Euphorbia peplus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (EUPE6)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 23, 2019).