|Etymology||Genus||After Euphorbus, a Greek physician to the King of Mauritana|
|Species||Having leaves like plants in the genus Hypericum|
|Synonyms||Chamaesyce hypericifolia (L.) Millsp., Euphorbia boliviana Rusby|
|Common Names||Graceful Spurge, Beach Spurge, Graceful Sandmat|
|Native Distribution||Tropical America|
Euphorbia hypericifolia is a common herb in scrublands. The oppositely arranged leaves are usually slightly curved and have small serrations along the margins. The inflorescence consists of white petal-like glands which surrounds the male and female flowers.
The Graceful Spurge is a common scrubland species.
The leaves are usually slightly curved.
The leaves have small serrated margins.
The inflorescences, showing the fruit and white petal-like glands.