The Spurge-Laurel (Daphne laureola) is an evergreen flowering shrub in the Thymelaeaceae family. It is also known as the Laurel-Leaved Daphne or Wood Laurel. It is not a spurge, nor a laurel.
It is native to Europe.
The Spurge-Laurel grows to about 150 centimetres (59 inches) tall. It has a thin, yellow-grey bark.
It has yellowish green flowers. Its fruit is black berries.
It blooms in early spring.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls