Sand-dune Spurge

Scientific Name - Chamaesyce cumulicola Small
Family - Euphorbiaceae

Mat-forming annual or perennial with much-branched, smooth stems not rooting at the nodes. Stems with "milky sap". Leaves elliptic, with smooth margins and lopsided bases, nearly all same size on single plant. Capsule smooth, three-lobed and three-seeded. Reproduces by seed. Found inland on dune-like sand hills and near the beach on dunes. Occurs in central and south peninsula of Florida.