Search Field Guide
Advanced Search
Montana Field Guide

Montana Field Guides

Matted Broomspurge - Euphorbia serpens
Other Names:  Chamaesyce serpens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

External Links






 
General Description
Glabrous annual. Stems prostrate, 5–20 cm, highly branched. Leaves opposite, ovate to orbicular, rounded at the tip, asymmetrical at the base, entire, 2–6 mm long. Inflorescence: solitary cyathia in branch axils. Cyathia 0.5–1 mm long; glands green to pink with white margins. Capsule 1–1.5 mm long; seeds smooth(Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT to ON south to AZ, TN, FL and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 5

(Click on the following maps and charts to see full sized version) Map Help and Descriptions
Relative Density

Recency

 

(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)



Habitat

References
Login Logout
Citation for data on this website:
Matted Broomspurge — Euphorbia serpens.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from