73. Sun Spurge (The Devils Churn)

No 73
Common Name: Sun Spurge  (The Devils Churn)
Scientific Name: Euphorbia helioscopia
Irish Name: Lus na bhfaithní
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Habitat: found on disturbed ground  and other waste places
Uses: Also known as Mad-woman’s Milk and Wart Spurge, the latex in the stem of the plant is toxic.  It is used in the pharmaceutical industry.

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