Can I get a ID

Bradenton, FL(Zone 9a)

Can anyone in ID this euphorbia?

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Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Possibly Euphorbia fractiflexa?

Reno, NV(Zone 6b)

Two questions:

How many dimensions does this plant have? It appears to be flat (two sided).

Why do you think its a Euphorbia? (not trying to be smart, just wondering why you looked at this plant and said Euphorbia?)

Bradenton, FL(Zone 9a)

Thank you all for your help.
Cville_Gardener: can't tell if it's Euphorbia fractiflexa or not ,can't find a photo on the net to see what it looks like.

DaisyPlantLady: the plant is 3 sided. ''Why do I think it's a Euphorbia?'' Why are you asking? I have been growing all kinds of Euphorbia's off and on for 30 years. So I know one when I see one. I do think you where trying to be smart ass.

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

This is about the only photo I could find online. Not the greatest angle for comparisons.

Bradenton, FL(Zone 9a)

Cville_Gardener; That's not it, My plant is more of a brown/green with a cream color fanned out from the center.

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Hopefully someone will know. I'm very curious about it.

Bradenton, FL(Zone 9a)

I got the ID from someone on FB. The name is Euphorbia buruana. Tanzania

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

Sure is. I'm glad to know the ID. :-)

Reno, NV(Zone 6b)

I'm really not trying to be a smart a**. Sometimes the plant owner sees something in a plant that we can't see in a photo or fails to mention some small thing they saw that led them to that ID. I was searching for clues and needed more info.



Baja California, Mexico(Zone 11)

I was wondering, if I might repeat the question and ask turtlewalker, what makes that plant a Euphorbia? I have my own ideas but I am curious to hear the voice of 30 years of experience. Thank you.

Decatur, GA

It doesn't look much like E. fractiflexa to me based on the picture on this site
More like E. buruana but with reservations.
The spines make it look like a Euphorbia to me plus the color pattern. But I am not very experienced and would love more input.

Clarksville, TN(Zone 6b)

We already decided it wasn't E. fractiflexa. Here is E. buruana in PlantFiles:

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