Euphorbia (Euphorbia graminea) in the Euphorbias Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches, possibly 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Other: In the genus Euphorbia, the flowers are reduced in size and aggregated into a cluster of flowers called a cyathium (plural cyathia). This feature is present in every species of the genus Euphorbia but nowhere else in the plant kingdom.
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: Will bloom from spring to first frost
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All members of the genus Euphorbia produce a milky sap called latex that is toxic and can range from a mild irritant to very poisonous.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Atlantic Rainforest, Paraty, BrazilDate: 2015-01-05
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Location: Atlantic Rainforest, Paraty, BrazilDate: 2015-01-05
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-03-28
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-05-09
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-07-08
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Why the euphorbia graminea has this red pigment in my country? by Papeletad50 Nov 21, 2018 3:51 PM 4
What plant is this? by marb22 May 24, 2017 11:06 AM 21
Euphorbia (Euphorbia graminea) by bonitin May 13, 2015 5:03 AM 3

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