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Cypress Spurge - Euphorbia cyparissias The petal-like bracts were green, and the plant had small, linear leaves. When mature, the fruit of this plant explodes, which spreads the seeds up to 16 ft. <br />
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Habitat Meadow with sandy soil<br />
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Habitat Meadow with sandy soil<br />
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Cypress Spurge - Euphorbia cyparissias

The petal-like bracts were green, and the plant had small, linear leaves. When mature, the fruit of this plant explodes, which spreads the seeds up to 16 ft.

Habitat Meadow with sandy soil

Cypress Spurge - Euphorbia cyparissias The petal-like bracts were green, and the plant had small, linear leaves. When mature, the fruit of this plant explodes, which spreads the seeds up to 16 ft. <br />
<br />
Habitat Meadow with sandy soil<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/80331/cypress_spurge_-_euphorbia_cyparissias.html<br />
 Cypress spurge,Euphorbia cyparissias,Geotagged,Spring,United States

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''Euphorbia cyparissias'', the cypress spurge, is a species of plant in the genus ''Euphorbia''. It is native to Europe and was introduced to North America in the 1860s as an ornamental plant.

Natural habitat types include dunes, pannes, coastal headlands and grasslands. In North America it is commonly found in the dry, gravelly soil of roadsides, pastures, and meadows. Cypress spurge thrives in open, disturbed areas.

Similar species: Malpighiales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jun 12, 2019. Captured May 9, 2019 13:55 in 75 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm