Land Plants - non-native

Euphorbia species (Euphorbia sp.) on May 1, 2008

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

I have purchased a red purple leafy euphorbia from the store that very much resembles leafy spurge. t's my favorite plant. Should I be concerned?


This sounds like a common ornamental Euphorbia and should not be a problem. However, Euphorbia's in general are aggressive plants if not actively managed and is something that you need to be aware of if you are not already.

Thank you for your submission: Tim Butler, ODA Noxious Weed Control Program

Tim Butler
May 9, 2008, 8:08 a.m.