Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp. image
Photographer: Gerald D. Carr           

Gerald D. Carr
Family Euphorbiaceae
Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
pillpod sand-mat
Chamaesyce: ancient Greek Chamai meaning "on the ground" for a kind of prostrate plant
hirta: rough
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: sprawling to erect annual, to 24" tall forb; stems usually very hairy
Flower: greenish; inflorescence of many flowers, in dense, often-stalked cluster from the leaf axils and at the end of the stems
Leaf:1/4"- 1 1/2" oblong to lance-like

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Euphorbia hirta L.
Euphorbia pilulifera auct. non L.

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