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Chamaesyce maculata

prostrate spurge, milk spurge (Chamaesyce maculata)
Chamaesyce maculata
Common Names prostrate spurge, milk spurge
Family Spurge
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed Yes

prostrate spurge, milk spurge (Chamaesyce maculata)
prostrate spurge, milk spurge (Chamaesyce maculata)
prostrate spurge, milk spurge (Chamaesyce maculata)

Prostrate spurge or milk spurge have a red spot in the center of their leaves helping to identify the plant. Prostrate spurge is a common weed in gardens and flower beds.


For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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