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Wart Weed

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Wart Weed/Spotted Spurge (Euphorbia Maculata)

Native

Stems are branching, hairy, and often pink to red in color. Can grow up to 12 inches tall, but often forms mats. Grows from a taproot. Leaves are ovate shaped.

Toxicity

Skin irritant

Berries/Fruits

Unremarkable

Flowers

Small, inconspicuous, white flowers, blooms May to October

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