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Euphorbia lathyris L.
CAPER SPURGE
Moleplant

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Euphorbia lathyris L.
moleplant

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General Information
Symbol: EULA4
Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 471. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
EULA15 Euphorbia lathyrus L., orth. var.
GALA10 Galarhoeus lathyris (L.) Haw.
TILA3 Tithymalus lathyris (L.) Hill

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
Family Euphorbiaceae – Spurge family
Genus Euphorbia L. – spurge
Species Euphorbia lathyris L. – moleplant

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (EULA4)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (EULA4)

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Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0175 3301 2284 0004 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 5315 2021 1101 0049 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0175 3301 2284 0001 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0175 3301 2284 0002 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 5315 2021 1101 0050 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0175 3301 2284 0003 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Gopher Plant
ID: 0000 0000 1107 0672 [detail]
© 2007 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Gopher Plant
ID: 0000 0000 1107 0673 [detail]
© 2007 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
ID: 3333 1111 0408 0049 [detail]
© University and Jepson Herbaria

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
ID: 0000 0000 1210 1246 [detail]
© 2010 Henk Wallays

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Compass Plant
ID: 0000 0000 0711 1315 [detail]
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Compass Plant
ID: 0000 0000 0711 1317 [detail]
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Gopher Plant
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© 2011 Michael O'Brien

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 0712 0275 [detail]
© 2012 Phil Pullen

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
caper spurge
ID: 0000 0000 0912 1313 [detail]
© 2012 Al Keuter

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
caper spurge
ID: 0000 0000 0912 1312 [detail]
© 2012 Al Keuter

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2979 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2980 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2981 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2982 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2983 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2984 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2985 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia lathyris
Caper Spurge
ID: 0000 0000 1114 2988 [detail]
© 2014 Neal Kramer

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