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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Euphorbia hyssopifolia   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chamaesyce hyssopifolia   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hyssopleaf Sandmat


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image of Euphorbia hyssopifolia, Hyssopleaf Sandmat

Keith Bradley    kab_e_hyssopifolia_76007

June    Miami-Dade County    FL

Young stems and leaves glabrous; leaves serrulate, at least at the apex, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Euphorbia hyssopifolia   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chamaesyce hyssopifolia   FAMILY Euphorbiaceae

 

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3890

Forb
Annual/Perennial
Monoecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common in GA, rare in SC

Look for it on disturbed ground, per Weakley's Flora

map
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins serrulate, at least at the apex (use 10x magification)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Unisexual
Cyathium

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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