Euphorbia lathyris


Family: Euphorbiaceae

Weed class: monitor list
Native to: Asia and Europe
Is this Weed Toxic?:

cattle, horses, and humans; milky sap can be a skin irritant

Why Is It a Noxious Weed?

This plant is on the monitor list - it is not a listed noxious weed in Washington. Please contact its sponsor State Weed Board at to report locations or for more information.

How would I identify it?

For More Information

Whatcom County NWCB Fact Sheet on moleplant

Invasive Plant Atlas information on moleplant

Pictures from UW Herbarium image database

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