Photographs: County Cork
Honey Spurge / Canary Spurge
Tall spikes of honey-scented brownish-yellow flowers.
Narrow green leaves with creamy mid-ribs. Evergreen. Stems contain milky
white latex, harmful to eyes, can be skin irritant. Height/spread: 250cm.
Rare in Ireland as a garden escape or discard, becoming more frequent.
Roadsides, waste ground.
Identification by Paul Green, Co.Wexford.
Honey Spurge. County Cork. July 2008