Common name: Matted Sandmat, Creeping Caustic-weed
Euphorbia serpens Kunth APNI*
Synonyms: Chamaesyce serpens (Kunth) Small APNI*
Distribution and occurrence: native to the Americas; naturalised in Asia, Africa and Australia; known from scattered localities in western New South Wales (near Balranald), Queensland and South Australia.
NSW subdivisions: *SFWP
Other Australian states: *Qld *S.A.
Text by PGK
Taxon concept: Halford, D.A. & Harris, W.K. (2012), A taxonomic revision of Euphorbia section Anisophyllum Roeper (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 8(4): 470-473; accepted by APC (accessed February 2017)
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