caper spurge


Definition of caper spurge

: a poisonous European spurge (Euphorbia lathyrus) that is adventive in America and has seeds that yield a purgative oil

called also mole plant

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“Caper spurge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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