Monday, December 12, 2011


DSCN0016Paintedleaf (Euphorbia cyathophora) is also known as Wild Poinsettia. This plant has a milky sap that can irritate skin and should be handled with care. Each fall and winter the center of the leaves blaze with a brilliant red color that makes this plant easy to pick out in the forest.

Read more about this species at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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