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Digital Herbaria

Chamaesyce prostrata

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)

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Specimen & Label Data

Euphorbia prostrata

Prostrate euphorbia


Location: E side of Salado Creek, 200 m N of Rittiman Road, on N side of broad drain into creek.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Damp, alluvial floodplain. Full sun.

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.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 12. 1994
Specimen number: 700

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1116
Accession Date: Feb 28, 1998
Accession Number: 104

Annotations: MCFRB (In flower/fruit)

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