the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Euphorbia missurica  Raf.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28105

(Download Help) Euphorbia missurica TSN 28105

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Chamaesyce missurica (Raf.) Shinners
    Chamaesyce nuttallii (Engelm.) Small
    Chamaesyce petaloidea (Engelm.) Small
    Chamaesyce zygophylloides (Boiss.) Small
    Euphorbia nuttallii (Engelm.) Small
    Euphorbia petaloidea Engelm.
    Chamaesyce missurica var. calcicola Shinners
    Euphorbia missurica var. intermedia (Engelm.) L.C. Wheeler
    Euphorbia missurica var. petaloidea (Engelm.) Dorn
    Chamaesyce missurica var. petaloidea (Engelm.) Dorn
    Euphorbia missurica var. missurica Raf.
    Anisophyllum arenarium Klotzsch & Garcke
    Euphorbia zygophylloides Boiss.
    Euphorbia arenaria Engelm. & A. Gray
    Euphorbia arenaria Nutt.
    Vallaris missurica (Raf.) Raf.
    Euphorbia missurica var. typica L.C. Wheeler
    Euphorbia zygophylloides var. cymulosa Engelm. ex Boiss.
    Euphorbia missurica var. calcicola (Shinners) Waterf.
    Euphorbia petaloidea var. nuttallii Engelm.
    Euphorbia petaloidea var. nicolletii Engelm.
    Euphorbia petaloidea var. intermedia Engelm.
  Common Name(s): prairie spurge [English]
    prairie sandmat [English]
    Missouri spurge [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyEuphorbiaceae  – spurge, euphorbes  
                               GenusEuphorbia L. – spurge  
                                  SpeciesEuphorbia missurica Raf. – prairie spurge, prairie sandmat, Missouri spurge  

  Expert: Paul E. Berry, PhD  
  Notes: Director, University of Michigan Herbarium   
  Reference for: Euphorbia missurica    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory database, database (version 2016)  
  Acquired: 2016   
  Notes: Riina, R. and Berry, P.E. (coordinators). 2016. Euphorbia Planetary Biodiversity Inventory database. Available from Tolkin (   
  Reference for: Euphorbia missurica   
  Source: Malpighiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Euphorbia missurica   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Euphorbia missurica   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Euphorbia missurica   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Euphorbia missurica   
  Publication Date:    
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:    
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for:    

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar