Euphorbia helioscopia L.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
mad-woman's-milk,  more...
[Galarhoeus helioscopius (L.) Haw.,  more]
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Etymology: Euphorbia: for Euphorbus, corpulent Greek physician of Juba II, King of Mauretania. Juba, educated in Rome, and married to daughter of Antony and Cleopatra. From eu, "good" and phorbe, "pasture or fodder," thus giving euphorbos the meaning "well fed."
Plants: annual forb
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Kurt Stüber  
Euphorbia helioscopia image
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