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Prostrate Spurge

Halbi Name
Main Photo of The Weed
Vernacular name Poinsettia
Scientific name Euphorbia prostata L.
Family
Season Kharif
Description
Plant Herbs, annual, 15-19 cm tall, root-fibrous. Stems many from base, prostrate, usually light red or red, occasionally green or yellow-green, glabrous or sparsely pubescent.
Leaves Leaves opposite; stipules-triangular, petiole very short or sessile; leaf blade elliptic to obovate, adaxially green, sometimes with light red or red abaxially, margin entire or irregularly finely serrulate, apex rounded. Photo Gallery
Flower Female flower pedicellate, exserted from involucre; ovary sparsely pubescent on angles; styles nearly connate at base; smooth, glabrous except for white hairs along angles.
Fruit/ seed Seeds ovoid-tetragonal, ca. 0.9 ? 0.5 mm, yellow, each side with 6 or 7 transverse furrows; caruncle absent.
Habitat and distribution Moist places
Flowering and fruiting April -October
Associated with Upland flora
Habit
Inflorescence

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