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Spurge

Spurges
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Euphorbiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Euphorbia
Species
E. aaron-rossii
E. agraria
E. antisyphilitica
E. bicolor
E. bifurcata
E. bilobata
E. brachycera
E. caunculata
E. chamaesula
E. commutata
E. corollata
E. cotinifolia
E. crenulata
E. cuphosperma
E. curtisii
E. cyathophora
E. cyparissias
E. davidii
E. dendroides
E. dentata
E. discoidalis
E. epithymoides
E. eriantha
E. esula
E. exigua
E. exserta
E. exstipulata
E. falcata
E. floridana
E. gaudichaudii
E. X gayeri
E. graminea
E. haeleeleana
E. helioscopia
E. helleri
E. hernariifolia
E. heterophylla
E. hexagona
E. incisa
E. innocua
E. inundata
E. ipecacuanhae
E. josei
E. lactea
E. lancifolia
E. lathyris
E. leucocephala
E. longicruris
E. lucida
E. macropus
E. marginata
E. mellifera
E. mercurialina
E. milii
E. misera
E. myrsinites
E. nephradenia
E. neriifolia
E. nudicaulis
E. oblongata
E. oerstediana
E. palmeri
E. paralias
E. peplidion
E. peplus
E. petiolaris
E. pinetorum
E. platyphylla
E. platyphyllos
E. polyphylla
E. X pseudoesula
E. pubentissima
E. pulcherrima
E. purpurea
E. radians
E. resinifera
E. roemerana
E. roemeriana
E. segetalis
E. serrata
E. spathulata
E. strictior
E. telephioides
E. terracina
E. tetrapora
E. texana
E. tirucalli
E. trichotoma
E. wrightii

Spurges (genus Euphorbia) are a large genus of plants that are mostly shrubby, herbaceous succulents, affording an acrid, often poisonous milky juice. Some of them are armed with thorns. Most of them yield powerful emetic and cathartic products.

Species with Common Names

Reference

ITIS - Euphorbia (http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=28032)
as of 2002-07-13



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