Euphorbia prostrata

Family:EUPHORBIACEAE
Species:Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
Common Name:Prostrate Sandmat; Prostrate Spurge
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:**
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyEUPHORBIACEAE - Spurge family
Genus Euphorbia
Species Euphorbia prostrata Aiton - Prostrate Sandmat; Prostrate Spurge

Citation

Citation EUPHORBIA PROSTRATA Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2: 139. 1789.
Basionym: **
Type: West Indies, cult. in England, Miller s.n. (holotype: BM).

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anisophyllum prostratum Anisophyllum prostratum (Aiton) Haworth, Syn. Pl. Succ. 163. 1812.Euphorbia prostrata Aiton 1789. 
Chamaesyce malaca Chamaesyce malaca Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 713, 1333. 1903. TEXAS: Kerr Co.: Kerrville, 26-30 Jun 1894, Heller 1918 (holotype: NY; isotypes: F, Gh, MO).
Chamaesyce stictospora var. guadalupensis Chamaesyce stictospora (Engelmann) Small, var. guadalupensis Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 714, 1334. 1903, nom. illegit.Euphorbia stictospora Engelmann, var. texensis Millspaugh 1898. 
Chamaesyce stictospora var. texensis Chamaesyce stictospora (Engelmann) Small, var. texensis (Millspaugh) Fedde, Just's Bot. Jahresber. 32(1): 368. 1905.Euphorbia stictospora Engelmann, var. texensis Millspaugh 1898. 
Euphorbia callitrichoides Euphorbia callitrichoides Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 52. 1817. MEXICO: Veracruz
Euphorbia malaca Euphorbia malaca (Small) Little, in Jeffs & Little, Publ. Univ. Oklahoma Biol. Surv. 2(2): 70. 1930.Chamaesyce malaca Small 1903. 
Euphorbia prostrata var. vestita Euphorbia prostrata Aiton, var. vestita Engelmann ex Boissier, in de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 47. 1862. LOUISIANA: Orleans Par.: New Orleans, s.d., Hale s.n. (holotype: G).
Euphorbia stictospora var. texensis Euphorbia stictospora Engelmann, var. texensis Millspaugh, Bot. Gaz. 26: 266. 1898. TEXAS: Without data, 1894, Heller 1913 (holotype: F).
Euphorbia tenella Euphorbia tenella Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: 53. 1817. VENEZUELA: Bolívar: Along Río Orinoco near Maypures and Carichana, s.d., Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (holotype: P; isotypes: B-W, MO fragm).
Euphorbia trichogona Euphorbia trichogona Bertoloni, Misc. Bot. 3: 20. 1844. GUADELOUPE
Tithymalus prostratus Tithymalus prostratus (Aiton) Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 1: 116. 1897.Euphorbia prostrata Aiton 1789. 
Chamaesyce prostrata Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 713, 1333. 1903.Euphorbia prostrata Aiton 1789. 
Euphorbia chamaesyce    

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Blount, Calhoun, Clarke, Conecuh, Covington, Escambia, Etowah, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lee, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Walker

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0031517 Morgan 22 Aug 2015 England, J. Kevin
5666
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
JSU125330 Marshall 29 Jun 1992 D. D. Spaulding
2162
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
UWAL0034070 Walker 09 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14365
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
UWAL0007550 Sumter 10 Jul 2006 Keener, Brian R.
3200
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
JSU125327 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
s.n.
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
AUA_ACC041912 Lee 28 SEP 1973 STEVENS, A.
015
AUA
EUPHORBIA PROSTRATA AITON
TROY000035330 Pickens 04 Jul 2008 Daniel D. Spaulding
12,999
TROY
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
UWAL0035054 Lawrence 02 Oct 2016 England, J. Kevin
6897
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
AUA_ACC073017 Mobile 23 AUG 2014 HORNE, HOWARD E.
2706
AUA
EUPHORBIA PROSTRATA AITON
UWAL0002330 Perry 12 Jul 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
13009
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
AUA_ACC042570 Covington 6 AUG 1972 NELSON, JOHN
172
AUA
EUPHORBIA PROSTRATA AITON
TROY000034745 Perry 12 Jul 2008 Dan Spaulding
13009
TROY
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
UWAL0016849 Mobile 23 Jun 2013 Horne, Howard E.
2280
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
JSU125323 Calhoun 15 Jul 1982 R. D. Whetstone
11466
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
UNA00027155 Mobile _ Aug 1895 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
JSU125331 Marshall 6 Oct 1994 D. D. Spaulding
6762
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
UNA00054620 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Brian R. Keener
1018
UNA
Chamaesyce prostrata (Ait.) Small
UWAL0034093 Morgan 16 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14417
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
TROY000004600 Conecuh 05 Oct 2002 Alvin R. Diamond
13679
TROY
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
UWAL0002287 Pickens 04 Jul 2008 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12999
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
JSU125329 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
7311
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
TROY000032049 Marengo 10 Oct 2008 J. Kevin England
1396
TROY
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
JSU125325 Etowah 20 Aug 1994 L. M. Hodge
3064
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
TROY000004601 Escambia 21 May 1995 Cynthia L. Brittain
269
TROY
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
JSU125324 Clarke 13 Sep 1997 R. D. Whetstone
18766
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
UNA00053860 Blount 7 Jul 1997 Brian R. Keener
217
UNA
Chamaesyce prostrata (Ait.) Small
UWAL0001559 Marengo 10 Oct 2008 England, J. Kevin
1396
UWAL
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
JSU125328 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
6910
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
UNA00027154 Mobile _ Sep 1895 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
JSU125326 Jackson 15 Jul 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1035
JSU
Euphorbia prostrata Aiton
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