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Caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris)

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Scientific name:Euphorbia lathyris L.

Common Name:

Caper spurge


Most commonly reported as a weed of gardens, roadsides, disturbed areas and cultivated land it is also reported to invade riparian vegetation, warm temperate rainforest, coastal vegetation and woodlands (Butcher 1961; Carr, Yugovic & Robinson 1992; Cooper & Johnson 1984; Parsons & Cuthbertson 2001; Webb, Sykes & Garnock-Jones 1988).
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