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Taxon: Euphorbia serpens Kunth

 
Genus: Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Euphorbieae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Nomen number: 456162
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 2:52[quarto]. 1817
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 23-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • creeping spurge   - English (Canada)
  • euphorbe rampante   - French (Canada)
  • schlängelnde Wolfsmilch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Ohio]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, [Guanacaste] Guatemala
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Goiás, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Philippines

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • United States (e.)


    Uncertain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]


References:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?456162. Accessed 15 September 2019.