Flora of Northern Ireland
Euphorbia paralias
© Ralph Forbes
Euphorbia paralias
(Map updated: March 2008)

One of two native spurges found exclusively on sand dunes, the other being Portland spurge (Euphorbia portlandica) which is much commoner. A fairly fleshy plant of the more open areas of sand dunes. It is only found on a few dune systems in Co.s Down and Antrim.

All names: Euphorbia paralias L.