flowering spurge


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Noun1.flowering spurge - common perennial United States spurge having showy white petallike bractsflowering spurge - common perennial United States spurge having showy white petallike bracts
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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According to American Indian Healing Arts (1999), antidiabetic herbs include devil's club, barberry, uva ursi, Cananda and daisy fleabane, alum root, joe-pye weed, red trillium, wild ginger, clintonia, bugleweed, and flowering spurge. Extensive information on each of these is available by a Google Internet search (www.google.com).
Also notable are Desmodium paniculatum (panicled tick trefoil), Polygonum hydropiperoides (mild water pep per), and Euphorbia corollata (flowering spurge, which was seen in 1997 and 1999, but not in 1998).
Euphorbia corollata L.: Flowering spurge; August; low, wet woods; sparse; USIH 1045.