Botanical name: Euphorbia caducifolia Family: Euphorbiaceae (Castor family)
Leafless Milk Hedge is a plant very similar to Leafy Milk Hedge. It differs chiefly in being a many-stemmed shrub forming dense thickets up to 3 m tall and 10 m across, and in having smaller readily-falling leaf-blades 2.5-8 x 2-5 cm. It also has the stipule-spines 0.5-1 cm long. Flowering: February-March.
Identification credit: Pradip Krishen
The flower labeled Leafless Milk Hedge is ...