|Euphorbia pekinensis, a
perennial herb 30-80cm in height, inhabits fields and mountains with
milky white juice in stems and leaves. Leaves are of alternate
phyllotaxis, in the shape of an oblong-lanceolate of
3-6cm-in-length. The leaves on stem tops, 5 in number, are in
whorls, and some peduncles emerge with pot-shaped cyathium
inflorescences from the centers. Bloom time: June-August.