General Plant Information (Edit)
Flowers: 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.
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
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.

Common names
  • Poinsettia
  • Euphorbia

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Location: Cowell's garden centre, Newcastle UK
Date: 2018-12-01
Location: Orange County, California
Date: November 2022
I took this photo for an Armstrong Garden Center campaign.
Location: Orlando, FL zone 9b
Date: 2021-12-09
Leu Gardens Orlando
Location: Maine
Date: 2017-11-25
Location: Washington
Date: 2015-11-18

Date: 2015-12-21

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