Chamaesyce prostrata

A small, mat-forming species, somewhat uncommon in the southern part of New Mexico. Distinguished by from similar species by the spreading, rather than strigose, pubescence on the fruits.

Cyathia on the New Mexico State University campus, Las Cruces, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, 26 Sep 2006.

More cyathia, NMSU campus, 26 Sep 2006.

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