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Thyme-leaf Broomspurge - Euphorbia serpyllifolia
Other Names:  Chamaesyce serpyllifolia


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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

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General Description
Annual. Stems prostrate to ascending, 1–15 cm, highly branched. Herbage glabrous to sparsely villous. Leaves opposite, oblong to obovate, sometimes curved, serrate in the upper third, asymmetrical at the base, 3–12 mm long. Inflorescence: 1 to few cyathia in leaf axils. Cyathia 1 mm long or less; glands pink with white margins. Capsule 1.5–2 mm long; seeds lightly reticulate-wrinkled (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to MI, south to CA, TX and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 20

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Habitat
Grassland, sagebrush steppe, pine woodlands, roadsides; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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