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huffdee19
White Center, WA

January 29, 2013
5:46 PM

Post #9401915

New to us garden plant: Dark green, single stem, thin dark green whorled leaves with white center. Tallest one now is 24", and there are several smaller ones. No flowers present in January in PNW (Seattle WA).

UPDATE: Thanks for the quick answers from Raleigh, NC and Vancouver BC!

This message was edited Jan 29, 2013 9:09 PM

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TomH3787
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

January 29, 2013
6:09 PM

Post #9401946

Looks like Euphorbia lathyris. Be careful as this plant produces a latex sap that can cause skin irritation.

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growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


January 29, 2013
7:18 PM

Post #9402033

I agree. Euphorbia lathyris http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55261/
Can become very weedy in PNW. It's called a Gopher plant/spurge because the gophers hit the roots, the sap is very irritating and they stop digging in that direction.
Here's a pic of one that obviously self-seeded infront of a warehouse amongst the azaleas.

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