Scientific Name: Euphorbia officinarum

Location: East of Laâyoune , Morocco Photographed: April 2013

Sahraoui [Hassaniyya] Name: ‫[ الدغموس‬Daghmous]

Brief Description: Present in the western region of the Sahara. It grows up to 45 to 60 centimeters. It is toxic to both humans and animals but in weak concentrations its sap is used to treat skin problems and ophthalmic diseases.