Donkey's tail, creeping spurge, myrtle spurge (Euphorbia myrsinites)

Scientific Name:   Euphorbia myrsinites

Common Name:   Donkey's tail, creeping spurge, myrtle spurge

Type:   Native

Toxicity:   Skin irritant

Berries/Fruits:   Unremarkable

Flowers:   Yellow clusters of flowers in spring

Description:   Grows wild in foothill areas in northeastern Utah, also cultivated in rock gardens. Blue-green diamond-shaped fleshy leaves in close spiral arrangement, end with a tooth-like tip.


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