Belongs to: flowering plants

Wood spurge Euphorbia amygdaloides


Best time to see: Apr to mid May

Key facts

An erect woodland plant with, like all the spurges, yellowish-green flowers in clusters

A clump-forming plant preferring damp woods often appearing in the glades created by coppicing

Ancestor of many of the spurges grown in gardens

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