Euphorbia helioscopia Linnaeus 1753 (Family Euphorbiaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-50cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - October (Earliest: 11.4)

Protective Chemicals
Diterpenoids Cuphohelioscopin, Cuphoscopin, Epieuphoscopin, Euphohelionone,
Euphoheliosnoid, Euphornin, Euphoscopin

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Neomyia cornicina

Helina reversio
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Minoa murinata Larva

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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