Page author: David Giblin
Euphorbia characias
Mediterranean spurge

Distribution: Known from scattered counties in lowland western Washington; not reported as occurring elsewhere in North America.

Habitat: Open slopes, rock faces, disturbed open areas.

Flowers: June-July

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Euphorbia characias L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 463. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Euphorbia characias in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Euphorbia characias checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Euphorbia characias atlas page.

CalPhotos: Euphorbia characias photos.

USDA Plants: Euphorbia characias information.

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