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Euphorbia serpens  Kunth
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28133

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Chamaesyce serpens (Kunth) Small
    Euphorbia minutiflora N.E. Br.
    Anisophyllum emarginatum Klotzsch & Garcke
    Euphorbia pileoides Millsp.
    Anisophyllum serpens (Kunth) Klotzsch & Garcke
    Euphorbia radicans Moric. ex Klotzsch & Garcke
    Chamaesyce pileoides (Millsp.) Millsp.
    Chamaesyce radicans (Engelm. ex Boiss.) Millsp.
    Euphorbia biramensis Urb.
    Euphorbia begoniifolia Lehm.
    Euphorbia mangletii Urb.
    Euphorbia microclada Urb.
    Chamaesyce biramensis (Urb.) Alain
    Euphorbia flexicaulis Scheele
    Chamaesyce microclada (Urb.) Alain
    Chamaesyce mangletii (Urb.) Alain
    Chamaesyce emarginata (Klotzsch & Garcke) Croizat
    Euphorbia herniarioides Nutt.
    Euphorbia emarginata (Klotzsch & Garcke) Boiss.
    Euphorbia sepens ssp. psilocyanthia Thell.
    Euphorbia sepens ssp. flexicaulis (Scheele) Thell.
    Chamaesyce serpens var. montevidensis Croizat
    Euphorbia serpens var. fissistipula Thell.
    Euphorbia serpens var. radicans Englm. ex Boiss.
    Euphorbia serpens var. microphylla Müll. Arg.
    Euphorbia serpens var. imbricata Boiss.
    Euphorbia serpens var. flexicaulis (Scheele) J.M. Coult.
    Euphorbia orbiculata var. jawaharii Rajagopal & Panigrahi
  Common Name(s): matted sandmat [English]
    creeping spurge [English]
    round-leafed 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 serpens Kunth – matted sandmat, creeping spurge, round-leafed spurge  

  Expert: Paul E. Berry, PhD  
  Notes: Director, University of Michigan Herbarium   
  Reference for: Euphorbia serpens    
  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 serpens   
  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 serpens   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Euphorbia serpens   
  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 serpens   
  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 serpens   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    South America  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Native  






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