Scientific Name -
Chamaesyce hyssopifolia L. Small
[Euphorbia hyssopifolia L.]
Family - Euphorbiaceae
Erect or ascending annual. Stems smooth, branched at upper nodes and with "milky sap". Leaves oblong to almost linear, with toothed margins and lopsided bases. Capsules in clusters, smooth, three-lobed and three-seeded. Reproduces by seed. Found in lawns and disturbed areas. Occurs from South Carolina into Florida and west into Texas, New Mexico and California. Also occurs in the West Indies, South America and Java.