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Mysterious intruder

The attached plant appeared in a pot of snowdrops.  I am unable to identify it does anyone have any ideas please   Betty Palmer


  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    That looks like Euphorbia Lathyris, Caper Spurge. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,151
    It’s Euphorbia lathyris ... they commonly self sow and pop up in gardens.

    They can form a handsome plant if you have the space for them but beware the white sap which can cause photosensitivity and a nasty rash/burn if you get it on your skin in bright sunlight. 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Many thanks to all

    Betty Palmer

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