Spotted Spurge

Spotted Spurge
 
 

Identifying Spotted spurge

Spotted spurge is a dark green plant with red stems that grows low to the ground spouting from center in a rough wagon wheel shape. The weed will bloom small, pink flowers and the entire plant has a hairy appearance. Spotted spurge often grows in poor, compacted soil conditions and is hard to get rid of permanently. The tap root of this plant is very long and its seeds are very hardy. This weed can and will grow back from either root pieces or seeds.