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

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

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).

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

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