Invasive Species Council of British Columbia
Grow Me Instead

Wood spurge

Euphorbia amygdaloides

About This Species

Zone 7b

Grow me instead of Cypress spurge, Leafy spurge

Wood spurge is an evergreen spurge with yellow-green flowers and foliage. Tolerant of dappled shade and spreads via rhizomes to form an effective ground cover.

When selecting non-invasive plants for your garden, be sure to look for those that are suitable for your location, including moisture requirements, hardiness zone, and avoidance of known bear attractants among other factors.

Plant Special Features

  • Drought-tolerant
  • Bear smart
  • Pollinator friendly

Moisture Requirements


Dry or occasionally moist conditions