Euphorbia spinosa; E. acanthothamnos Fr: Euphorbe
The Spiny Spurge is a intricately-branched hairless shrub that forms cushion-like mounds about 40 cm high. The branch tips are weakly spiny rather than sharp, and the leaves are bluish green.
The photo shows a Spiny Spurge on jurassic limestone at St. Cézaire-sur-Siagne.
Tall. Low - Med
Habitat. Rocky and stony grounds, normally well above sea level.