Plant ID forum→Green Poinsettia (Euphorbia dentata)

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Name: Kim
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Jul 25, 2015 2:41 PM CST
I am hoping to upload a close-up of the flowers of this plant to the site, but wish to make sure it is the Green Poinsettia. The reason I am not quite sure is it is taller than the ones we had growing last year. Maybe about three feet tall.

Also, are the red spots a type of mildew?
Thank you very much.

Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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Jul 25, 2015 10:48 PM CST


Yes, it's Euphorbia dentata. The red spots are likely are likely result of a viral infection. It's a pretty common phenomenon in plants.

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