Green candles identified

Not many guesses this week – too many Halloween parties?  In any case, Hap was correct – this is a closeup of the growing edge of Euphorbia lactea ‘Cristata.’  The "candles" on the edge are tiny leaves that appear whenever water is abundant but shed quickly during dry periods:

Thanks for playing, and Happy Halloween!

2 thoughts on “Green candles identified”

  1. It’s taking a long, long time for any of the images on your site to load for me. Sometimes the image never comes up! Is there any way you could put these on some third-party site and link to them there?

    Not that I’m able to guess any of these, of course. 🙂

  2. Sorry, Rob, we’re at the mercy of the WSU server and sharepoint. I’m going to forward this to our tech person to see if there’s anything we can do. (If you’re not on high speed internet, it will take a very long time).

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