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Chamaesyce nutans (Lag.) Small
Eyebane, Nodding spurge
Synonym(s): Chamaesyce maculata, Chamaesyce preslii, Euphorbia maculata, Euphorbia nutans, Euphorbia preslii
USDA Symbol: CHNU9
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Root Type: Tap Leaf Arrangement: Opposite Leaf Margin: Entire
, Serrate Breeding System:
Flowers Unisexual Leaf:
The leaf is light green underneath.The top surface may have a red spot in the middle. Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
White , Red , Green Bloom Time:
Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov Bloom Notes:
and the fruit
can turn red in bright sunlight. The bloom may last 1 to 2 months.
, WV Canada: ON Native Habitat:
Blackland, clay, and gravel prairies, thickets, sunny spots in woodlands, fields and pastures, roadsides, lawns and gardens, and waste areas.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0344
Collected May 26, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Record Last Modified: 2013-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff