caper spurge

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Related to caper spurge: mole plant, Gopher spurge
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Noun1.caper spurge - poisonous Old World spurgecaper spurge - poisonous Old World spurge; adventive in America; seeds yield a purgative oil
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
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PERSUADE moles to leave your garden by planting caper spurge. But you must be vigilant, as it is promiscuous and more seedlings will pop up.
Joyce Burnham, via email A That looks like the caper spurge - it's a euphorbia whose seeds resemble capers but are, like the rest of the plant, poisonous.