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WOOD SPURGE Euphorbia amygdaloides (Euphorbiaceae) Height to 80cm. Upright, downy and unbranched perennial. Found in woodland and scrub. FLOWERS are yellow with petal-like bracts (true petals and sepals are absent); borne in umbel-like heads (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are smooth. LEAVES are dark green and 6cm long. STATUS-Locally common in S England and Wales; rare or absent elsewhere.