|Etymology||Genus||After Euphorbus, a Greek physician to the King of Mauritana|
|Synonyms||Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp|
|Common Names||Hairy Spurge, Asthma Plant|
|Native Distribution||Tropical America|
Euphorbia hirta is a very common prostrate herb in lawns and scrublands. The oppositely arranged leaves are somehwhat rhomboid and serrated. Between each pair of leaves is a dense cluster of tiny flowers and fruits.
The Hairy Spurge, a ommon weed of lawns.
Each pair of leaves has a cluster of flowers and fruits.
The leaf is serrated and somewhat rhomboid.
Flower and fruit clusters.