caper spurge

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caper%20spurge. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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