The Wild Poinsettia, from Theresa

this plant just started growing this year need to know what it is and if it is safe

Hi Theresa,

this plant is the wild poinsettia, Euphorbia cyathophora, a pretty native annual herb.  It is generally considered to be safe.  Even the Christmas poinsettia, a relative, is now considered to be generally safe, despite earlier fears.  More about this plant can be found here:


Dr. Steven R. Hill, Botanist, SCNPS

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