Euphorbia hirta

Family:Euphorbiaceae
Species:Euphorbia hirta L.
Common Name:pill-podded broomspurge
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Growth Habit:Herbaceous
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Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:Steinmann and Porter (2002) provide strong evidence that the segregate genus Chamaesyce is nested within Euphorbia. Therefore we recognize Euphorbia in a broad sense including Chamaesyce.
Status:Not Native, SE (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
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Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Rosidae
Order Euphorbiales
FamilyEuphorbiaceae
Genus Euphorbia
Species Euphorbia hirta L. - pill-podded broomspurge

Citation

Citation Euphorbia hirta Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 454. 1753.
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Type: INDIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 630.7). Lectotypified by L. C. Wheeler, Contr. Gray Herb. 124: 72. 1939.

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Source

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Chamaesyce hirta Chamaesyce hirta (Linnaeus) Millspaugh, Publ. Field Columbian Mus., Bot. Ser. 2: 303. 1909.Euphorbia hirta L.INDIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 630.7). Lectotypified by L. C. Wheeler, Contr. Gray Herb. 124: 72. 1939.