Definition of leafy spurge in English:

leafy spurge

Syllabification: leaf·y spurge

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A perennial Eurasian herb that produces a flat-topped cluster of yellow bracts bearing small flowers. It is a noxious weed in prairie and grassland areas of the US, where it aggressively displaces native plants.
    • Euphorbia esula, family Euphorbiaceae

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