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Geyer's Spurge - Euphorbia geyeri
Other Names:  Chamaesyce geyeri


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

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General Description
Glabrous annual. Stems prostrate, 5–45 cm. Leaves opposite, oblong-ovate, obtuse to emarginate at the tip, rounded at the base, entire, 4–12 mm long. Inflorescence: solitary cyathia in leaf axils. Cyathia 1–1.5 mm long; glands with white to reddish margins. Capsule 1–2 mm long; seeds smooth (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
MT to WI, south to NM, TX. Reported for Custer County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Sandy soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe; plains (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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