General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Leaves: Good fall color
Variegated
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.
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Green and white
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
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.
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Snow on the Mountain
  • Mountain Snow
  • Smoke-on-the-Prairie
  • Variegated Spurge
  • Euphorbia
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Euphorbia marginata
  • Synonym: Agaloma marginata

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What a beautiful photo! by kqcrna Apr 6, 2012 7:47 AM 2
Medicinal properties of snow on the mountain (Euhorbia marginata)? by lqa6649 Sep 11, 2017 9:43 PM 0

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