Sea Spurge

Latin Name:

Euphorbia paralias

Manx Name:

Spursh varrey


June - October

Locations where this species is found:

This plant is common along the sandy coast in the north of the island. Its fleshy leaves store water, helping this plant to survive in dry, sandy places.

While it was used in traditional herbal medicine as an anti-inflammatory and anesthetic, Sea Spurge is poisonous and can cause damage to the liver and kidneys.

The Manx name for this flower is "Spursh varrey".
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