Not a particularly troublesome weed in our garden - we find it mainly in open areas such as our vegetable garden, where it forms roundish mats of tiny-leaved spreading stems that radiate out from a central stem/root. It pulls right up.
||Euphorbia maculata; Euphorbia supina
||ordinary garden soil
Not sure of the exact species identification - it may be C. humistrata or C. prostrata instead.
This is a weed in our garden
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|George Redlinear||Mar 31, 2005||Euphorbia maculata grows best in hard compacted soils.
|Maud||Sep 23, 2008||Hi.first i wanted to know if this weed is hairy creeping milkweed.if it is i want to knw how to control it with mechanicals practices and chemical control...thank you|
|annie||Jun 16, 2009||I love this weed, I do container gardening and when I pull this weed I replant it in a hanging basket, it looks really pretty when there is a ton in a a hanging basket and it thrives on abuse! I can forget to water these all the time.
|Krista Wiggins||Jul 13, 2009||This stuff is TAKING OVER OUR GRASS in our entire yard...it it harmful and how do we get rid of it?|
|Roberta||Jul 18, 2010||I call this Spurge "Scourge" because it spreads in the lawn, and into every flower bed I have here in SW Florida. It has a gazillion seeds, that I believe all germinate!|
|Neil||Jul 29, 2011||Our Chamaesyce supina isn't in our garden. It's in cracks in our tennis court. I think it actually looks good! I can't think of an ugly thing about it. Even the boring flowers are trim — they're light pink, and I really want more to go! |
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