petty spurge

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Synonyms for petty spurge

an Old World spurge introduced as a weed in the eastern United States

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A sample of petty spurge extract was tested against cancer cells taken from eight patients with acute myeloid leukaemia, a particularly aggressive cancer of bone marrow stem cells.
Spotted prostrate spurge takes over just when you have declared victory over petty spurge (Euphorbia peplus), its cool-weather cousin.
peplus, a rapidly growing, readily available plant commonly referred to as petty spurge or radium weed.