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Spotted Spurge - Euphorbia supina
Other Names:  Spotted Sandmat, Chamaesyce maculata, Euphorbia maculata, Chamaesyce supina

Non-native Species

Global Rank: G5?
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Annual. Stems prostrate, 5–20 cm. Herbage villous. Leaves opposite, oblong, acute, asymmetrical at the base, serrulate toward the tip, 5–15 mm long, often with a dark spot on the upper surface. Inflorescence: solitary cyathia in leaf axils. Cyathia ca. 1 mm long; glands with white or pink margins. Capsule 1–2 mm long, hairy (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range

Non-native
 


Range Comments
In Sanders County; introduced sporadically to western U.S. but native to Eastern North America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 9

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References
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    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
    • Rosgaard, A.I., Jr. 1981. Ecology of the mule deer associated with the Brackett Creek winter range in the Bridger Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 76 p.
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