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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Euphorbia heterophylla     L.

This introduced shrub is commonly known as milk weed.

Euphorbia heterophylla is described as a "dicot" in the Euphorbiaceae family.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is not classified as it is not native to Queensland. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

As at 01/07/2016 declared as a Local Law Pest Plant for the Fraser Coast region. 

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

Reported at 7 Fraser Coast localities: Bidwill, Gootchie, Point Vernon, Takura, Tiaro, Toogoom, Yengarie.


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


             AVH

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