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Euphorbia peplus L.

Synonyms

Esula peplus, Euphorbion peplum, Galarhoeus peplus, Keraselma peplus, Tithymalus peplus

Common names

Petty Spurge

Extract from Wikipedia article

Euphorbia peplus (petty spurge, radium weed, cancer weed, or milkweed) is a species of Euphorbia, native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia, where it typically grows in cultivated arable land, gardens, and other disturbed land.[+]

LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) growing together with Euphorbia hirta on roadside of Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) taken from a roadside of Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkClose up of petty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) taken from a roadside of Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) with fruits taken from a roadside of Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) taken from Al Jood Street in Onaiza area (under palms). Doha, Qatar, April 7, 2015
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) taken from Al Jood Street in Onaiza area, with black background. Doha, Qatar, April 7, 2015
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) taken from southern Al Jood Street in Onaiza area (under palms). Doha, Qatar, April 7, 2015
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) growing under a palm tree on Al Intisar Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, February 3, 2016
Location on mapsAl Intisar St, Doha, Qatar

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