• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Chamaesyce stictospora

Chamaesyce stictospora (Euphorbia stictospora) - Slimseed Sandmat

Chamaesyce stictospora (Euphorbia stictospora) - Slimseed Sandmat

Species: Chamaesyce stictospora (Euphorbia stictospora)
Common name: slimseed sandmat

Seedling Identification: Minute seedling with 2 deep green cotyledons and leaves that are purple as they emerge. Leaves are covered with coarse hair. Mature leaves are green on the top and purple on the bottom.

 

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