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Euphorbia  spinosa L.   
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FamilyEUPHORBIACEAE
Genus species var.Euphorbia  spinosa L. 
SynonymsEuphorbia pungens Lam.
 Galarhoeus spinosus (L.) Haw.
 Tithymalus spinosus (L.) Raf.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern Africa
dry, rocky slopes
Description glaucous, glabrous, branchlets short, thin, spinose, leaves small, sessile, patent, lanceolate, obtuse, entire, rays of umbel 3-5, bracts of involucre ovate-oblong, obtuse
Size20-25cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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