Province distribution : Balearic Islands.
Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Cosmopolitan and subcosmopolitan
Flowering time : January. February. March. April. May.
Life-forms : Terophyte.
Habitat : Fields, road sides and cultivated fields.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : This spurge can be easily recognised because the inflorescences have round bracts at the base, and there are also bracts at the base of the rachis which carry the flowers, there are also very wide bracts, normally five, which altogether form a star or look like a sun. All the leaves have slightly dentate margins. It lives in the fields and along path-sides.