Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Euphorbiaceae   (Spurge Family)


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Family treatment authored by Peter F. Zika; last updated 10/21/2003 by Peter F. Zika
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Croton setiger Hook.   [JPM2] 1 turkey mullein, fish poison, doveweed
Euphorbia agraria Bieb. 0
Euphorbia characias L.   [Stace] 0
Euphorbia cyparissias L.   [H&C] 0 cypress spurge
Euphorbia glyptosperma Engelm.   [H&C] 1 corrugate seeded spurge, rib seed sandmat, ridge seeded spurge
Euphorbia helioscopia L.   [H&C] 0 sun or summer spurge, wartweed, wart spurge, mad woman's milk
Euphorbia lathyris L.   [IFBC] 0 caper spurge, mole or gopher plant
Euphorbia maculata L.   [H&C] 2 spotted spurge, milk spurge, sandmat
Euphorbia myrsinites L.   [not in H&C] 0 broad leaved glaucous spurge, myrtle spurge
Euphorbia oblongata Griseb.   [Draft Revised H&C; Stace, 1997] 0 balkan spurge, egg leaf spurge
Euphorbia peplus L.   [H&C] 0 petty spurge
Euphorbia platyphyllos L.   [Stace, 1997; not in H&C] 0 broad leaved spurge
Euphorbia serpyllifolia Pers.   [H&C] 2 thyme leaved spurge
Euphorbia serrulata Thuill.   [Stace, 1997; not in H&C] 1 upright spurge
Euphorbia spathulata Lam.   [H&C] 0 spatulate leaved spurge, warty spurge, reticulate seeded spurge
Euphorbia virgata Waldst. & Kit.   [FNA] 1 leafy spurge, wolf's milk

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