|Etymology||Genus||After Euphorbus, a Greek physician to the King of Mauritana|
|Species||Having leaves like plants in the genus Thymus|
|Common Names||Thyme-leaf spurge|
|Native Distribution||Pantropical and to some temperate regions|
Euphorbia thymifolia is a prostrate herb commonly growing from cracks of concrete or lawns. The opposite leaves are small (not exceeding 1cm). It is common to see them having reddish stems and leaves.
Habit of the Thyme-leaf Spurge growing from the concrete crack.
Flowers and fruits.
Leaves with very slight serrated margins.