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Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge
Euphorbiaceae
Euphorbia prostrata


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Euphorbiaceae Family

Euphorbia Genus
Physical Description
Monoecious herbs or subshrubs, without thickened fleshy roots; main axis of stem abortive above the cotyledon with consequent sympodial growth.

eaves opposite; stipules present. Cyathia (see under Euphorbia description for definition) in pseudoaxillary cymes or solitary. Involucral glands commonly 4, each usually with a petaloid appendage; female flower solitary; male flowers in cymes of 1–several flowers. Perianth and disc absent. Male flowers with 1 stamen. Female flowers pedicellate, ovary 3-locular, styles free or basally fused, mostly bifid.


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Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales
Malpighi Order
Oxid Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Caustic weed, Caustic creeper, Creeping spurge, Doily weed Flat spurge, Mat spurge, Milkweed, Spurgewort.

Some people develop a rash after coming into contact with the milky sap.
Euphorbia prostrata

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Euphorbia supina
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Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge
Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge - August 26, 2009



Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge
Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge - August 26, 2009



Spurge - Plant
Spurge - Plant - June 04, 2009



Spurge - Plant
Spurge - Plant - June 04, 2009



Spurge - Plant
Spurge - Plant - June 04, 2009

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