Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
Prostrate Spurge, Prostrate Sandmat, Ground Spurge
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)USDA Symbol: CHPR6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 1.25 km east of Hwy 281 & 1 block north of Thousand Oaks, corner of Ledge Sage and Ledge View streets.
Habitat: Nearly level, vacant, undisturbed land. Thin, rocky soil. A few Quercus and Diospyros trees.
Description: Prostrate annual. Stems--many, pubescent, much branched. Leaves opposite, blades ovate-oblong, twice as long as broad, serrulate apically, stipular. Seed oblong, quadrangular, .9 mm long, acute apically, sharply angled, pale pink-brown w/white coat, facets w/5-7 sharp transverse ridges.
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: May 19, 1993
Specimen number: 1
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0349
Accession Date: May 21, 1993
Accession Number: 28 Annotations: MCFRB