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pillpod sandmat
Euphorbia hirta
Euphorbia hirta
pillpod sandmat Spurge Family
Euphorbia hirta Euphorbiaceae
common names
  pillpod sandmat
  asthma spurge
accepted scientific name
  Euphorbia hirta L.
rules for finding collection records
  Chamaesyce hirta (11)
  Euphorbia hirta (248)
  Euphorbia pilulifera (0)
  exclude Euphorbia hirta procumbens
family name
  • Euphorbiaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Harry Rose
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Euphorbia hirta   L.   (TSN: 28081, Index: 491)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names