Queens Delight

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Description

Spurge Family : Euphorbiaceae

Latin Name : Stillingia sylvatica
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – good
Livestock – poor(Toxic)

Remarks :

Growth 2 – 3 feet tall; flowers June to August. Grows from numerous shoots arising from a woody base. This plant has milky sap and is very toxic to livestock. Reported to contain cyanogenic glycosides, which release free cyanide in the rumen. This plant is very low in palatability and is not consumed by livestock except in extreme circumstances. Queen’s Delight may be an indicator of poor grazing management. Adapted to the sandy soils of the Panhandle.

Source: USDA-NRCS

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
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