Euphorbia prostrata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyEuphorbiaceae
Family (Traditional)Euphorbiaceae
GenusEuphorbia
SpeciesEuphorbia prostrata Aiton
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.1
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Chamaesyce malaca Chamaesyce malaca
Chamaesyce prostrata Chamaesyce prostrata (Ait.) Small
Euphorbia callitrichoides Euphorbia callitrichoides
Euphorbia chamaesyce Euphorbia chamaesyce auct. non L.
Euphorbia ramosa var. villosior Euphorbia ramosa var. villosior
Euphorbia tenella Euphorbia tenella

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Franklin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Menifee (KY), Pulaski (KY), Bedford (TN), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamblen (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Knox (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Wayne (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1960 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU008353 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138613 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Chamaesyce prostrata
TENN-V-0138073 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138068 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138071 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138612 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138618 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138615 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138069 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138075 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138610 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138616 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138611 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
UCHT018435 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0082878 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
31234100417037 Clinton Kentucky 04 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-882
EKY
Euphorbia prostrata
31234100417045 Franklin Kentucky 30 Jul 1981 John MacGregor
FR-527
EKY
Euphorbia prostrata
31234100860988 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 R.C. Clark
22240
EKY
Euphorbia prostrata
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138076 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138074 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138614 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
TENN-V-0138072 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138070 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia chamaesyce
TENN-V-0138617 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Euphorbia prostrata
UCHT018436 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Euphorbia prostrata
UCHT018433 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0014672 Hancock Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0014994 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0014993 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0032092 Montgomery Tennessee 03 Oct 2011 Clea Klagstad
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0014992 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0083217 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0083218 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0051818 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Oct 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0032097 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0082877 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0114785 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0082502 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0014656 Montgomery Tennessee 22 Aug 1974 Edward Chester
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0056354 Wayne Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
MTSU011603 Tennessee 06 Jul 1960 George Davis
MTSU
Euphorbia chamaesyce
MTSU011656 Rutherford Tennessee Marta Rolig
22
MTSU
Euphorbia chamaesyce
UOS02593 Franklin Tennessee 14 Sep 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Chamaesyce prostrata
BRIT113828 Maury Tennessee 21 Sep 2000 Dwayne Estes
01431
VDB
Chamaesyce prostrata
APSC0068807 Pulaski Kentucky 02 Oct 1989 Max Medley
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0114784 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0014658 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
APSC0085987 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Euphorbia prostrata
MTSU011604 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Jun 1981 James Bonner
9
MTSU
Euphorbia chamaesyce
MTSU011605 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Jun 1981 Teri Coats
28
MTSU
Euphorbia chamaesyce
UCHT036373 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Chamaesyce prostrata
BRIT113772 Hamblen Tennessee 03 Nov 1988 R. Dale Thomas
108,661
VDB
Euphorbia prostrata
BRIT113827 Williamson Tennessee 05 Aug 1988 Lisa Kelly
1937
VDB
Euphorbia prostrata
BRIT313583 Campbell Kentucky 25 Jul 1977 John W. Thieret
50119
VDB
Euphorbia chamaesyce
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