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variegated spurge, whitemargined spurge
Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia marginata


Biocentric333
Biocentric333
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub

Euphorbiaceae Family

Euphorbia Genus
Other Names for this Plant

snow-on-the-mountain, smoke-on-the-prairie


Location

Portland, Oregon

Physical Description
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Malpighiales

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Euphorbia

Species: E. marginata
Binomial name

Euphorbia marginata

Pursh
*(source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphorbia_marginata)

Category:

Annuals
Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness:

Not Applicable
Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade
Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Bloom Color:

Pale Green

White/Near White
Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall
Foliage:

Grown for foliage
Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Patent Information:

Non-patented
Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; direct sow after last frost
Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
*(source: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/221/)



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Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales
Malpighi Order
Oxid Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

This annual shrub is native to parts of North America with temperate climates. It grows to be anywhere between 18-24" (45-60 cm)in height with bloom times from mid Summer to early Fall.

Beware of this plant if you have any allergies to rubber. The plant is also toxic if ingested.
davesgarden.com guides pf go 221
en.wikipedia.org wiki Euphorbia marginata
plants.usda.gov java nameSearch?keywordquery=Euphorbia+marginata&mode=sciname&submit.x=0&submit.y=0



Euphorbia marginata


Comment: variegated spurge, whitemargined spurge, Euphorbia marginata

Page Posts: 3

Biocentric333
Biocentric333
August 22, 2010
Thanks! I think I narrowed it down to Euphorbia marginata.
Entheogen
Entheogen
August 21, 2010
My first instinct would be a Euphorb. If so, it will have white milky sap (toxic). If you could add some images, it would help tracking it down.
gardengeek
gardengeek
August 21, 2010
That's a great picture... It would be good to have one of the whole plant.. Is it a herb, shrub, or tree? Can you show the stems and leaves? Thanks!

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