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botanical name:
Euphorbia palustris
Euphorbia palustris © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spurge
synonyms:  Euphorbia epithymoides
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: light green
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Clump forming with erect pale green stems and bright green, elliptic to lance-shaped leaves up to 6cm long, turning yellow and orange in autumn. Terminal cymes of long lasting, deep greenish yellow flowers in late spring. Robust growing and deep rooting.

Moist to boggy soil in full sun.

other notes:
Widely distributed in the wild, from Spain to Siberia.

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