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PETTY SPURGE Euphorbia peplus (Euphorbiaceae) Height to 30cm. Upright, hairless annual that often branches from the base. Found on arable land and cultivated ground. FLOWERS are greenish with oval bracts (sepals and petals are absent); borne in flattish umbel-like clusters (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are smooth. LEAVES are oval, blunt-tipped and stalked. STATUS-Widespread and common almost throughout.
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PETTY SPURGE Euphorbia peplus (Euphorbiaceae) Height to 30cm. Upright, hairless annual that often branches from the base. Found on arable land and cultivated ground. FLOWERS are greenish with oval bracts (sepals and petals are absent); borne in flattish umbel-like clusters (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are smooth. LEAVES are oval, blunt-tipped and stalked. STATUS-Widespread and common almost throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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