Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Euphorbia epithymoides

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Common names: MILKWEED, SPURGE

Synonym: Euphorbia polychroma

Native to: Asia Minor, Central Europe, Southeastern Europe

Sentiment: persistence


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: 2 feet






Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Exposure: light shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil types: average, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant

Butterflies that feed on this plant