|Euphorbia portlandica||Euphorbiaceae||Portland Spurge|
|With Jasione montana & Anthoxanthum odoratum||Close up|
Description - Plant reaches about 20cm, with a cluster of leaves and yellowish bracts at the apex, and oval stem leaves which are usually red, as is the stem.
Habitat - Mainly coastal, it can grow in crevices of rocks or walls, with very little soil.
Comments - This plant has a restricted distribution on mainland Britain, only occurring in the south west, around the coasts. It is common in all the Channel Islands.
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