Chamaesyce maculata, Euphorbia supina, Prostrate Spurge,
Life cycle: Summer Annual
Growth Habit: Low branching dense mat
Leaf Margin: Toothed at the apex
Leaf Hairs: Hairy
Leaf Structure: Ovate to oblong with an unequal leaf base on short petioles Maroon upper leaf spot
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite, Plant parts contain a milky sap.
Root Type: Small taproot along with fibrous root system
Flower Color: Inconspicuous between leaves and stem.
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Herbicidal Control Options
- Preemergence: Dithiopyr, Isoxaben, Oryzalin, Pendimethalin, Prodiamine
- Post Emergence: Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, MCPA, Metribuzin, Mecoprop-p, Trifloxysulfuron
Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.