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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Please identify this tree like plant

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July 23, 2013
12:12 AM

Post #9609091

Please identify this tree like plant

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Middle TN
United States
(Zone 7a)

July 23, 2013
2:17 AM

Post #9609116

It looks like Cypress Spurge, Euphorbia cyparissias. But perhaps my eyes are playing tricks on me.

Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

July 23, 2013
8:06 AM

Post #9609363

Shawville, QC, QC

July 29, 2013
5:26 PM

Post #9615750

THAT is the exact same plant I have at my place.
I was told it was a type of sedum, resembling an "Angelina sedum", now that I'm looking closer at my plant I realized the texture isn't that of sedum at all. lol So it has been mislabelled!

I just looked up Cypress Spurge, Euphorbia cyparissias... says its a noxious weed that causes: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea when ingested. Redness, swelling, blisters after some delay following contact with skin.

Mine does not do that. I've manipulated them barehanded all the time & no such symptoms... They are invasive tho...

I'm wondering if its not a variant of cypress spurge...

I'm on a hunt to figure this one out myself now!

This message was edited Jul 29, 2013 8:30 PM
Shawville, QC, QC

July 29, 2013
5:55 PM

Post #9615799

Cypress Spurge it is! Apparently doesn't cause dermatitis in everyone.

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