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Sun spurge Overview
Once used as a treatment for warts from the plant's milky sap, which is poisonous. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe. STEM: Single, upright, with 5 branches above, sap milky. ROOT: Vertical main root. HAIRS: More or less hairless. STIPULES: Absent LEAF-STALK: Absent BRACTS: Leaf-like, yellowish green. FLOWER STALK: Elongating in fruit. SEPALS: Absent PETALS: Absent STIGMA: 3, often forked. OVARY: 1, 3-celled. SEEDS: 3, brown, rough.
How to propagate Sun spurge
You can propagate by basal cuttings in the spring or summer, by division in spring or early autumn.
Seeds in the autumn.
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