Calflora
Taxon  Report   8563    
Euphorbia myrsinites  L.
Myrtle spurge
Euphorbia myrsinites
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
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Euphorbia myrsinites
© 2018 Tom Getts
Euphorbia myrsinites
© 2018 Jennifer Wiley
Euphorbia myrsinites, a dicot, is a biennial or perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Euphorbia myrsinites
© 2018 Tom Getts
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tithymalus myrsinites
More information about  Euphorbia myrsinites
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EUMY2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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