Euphorbia Plants
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What is this weed / plant

Zone Exmouth, devon | frenchy_29 added on December 4, 2018 | Answered

It is spreading all over the back garden which is paved and outside the gate too ! Any suggestions to stop it spreading ! IT has got a white gunky sap inside it

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on December 5, 2018

This appears to be a Milkweed of some type; the spreading easily is a big clue!

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frenchy_29
Answered on December 5, 2018

I found out what it was I think it’s a euphorbia lathyris or otherwise known as a caper spurge ! It contains latex !
It appently helps to prevent moles ! Don’t think there are any moles around near where I live !

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