TOOTHED SPURGE
(Euphorbia dentata Michx.)

GROWTH HABIT: Annual, nearly erect to 24 inches.

LEAVES: Usually opposite to 3 inches long, oval to lance-shaped, hairy, coarsely toothed, often with a central reddish spot.

STEMS: Many branched, curved upward with branches also curving upward.

FLOWER: Small, yellow-green to green, without petals, in clusters at ends of branches.

ROOTS:

SEEDS: To 1/6 inch long, spherical to egg-shaped, gray, in a 3 celled smooth capsule. 1 seed per cell.

OTHER: White milky sap throughout the plant. Native to U.S. on dry or moist soils.

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