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Euphorbia marginata

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Common names: GHOST WEED, MILKWEED, SNOW ON THE MOUNTAIN, SPURGE

Native to: North America

Sentiment: persistence

Plant

Type: annual

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

Soil types: average, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: -30 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant

Butterflies that feed on this plant