The Cat Tails Euphorbia (Euphorbia leucodendron) is a flowering succulent in the Euphorbiaceae family. It is also known as the Stick Plant, Pencil Tree, Sausage Tree, and Milk Bush.
It is native to Madagascar.
It is made up of a cluster of green, cylindrical, spineless branches rising from a base.
It grows to 400-600 centimetres (13-19 feet) tall.
At the tip of the stems are small, yellow flowers. The fruit is red.
It blooms in spring and summer.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, November 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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