Course Dodder-laurel
Caustic Spurge
Leaves & Stems
Caustic Spurge (Euphorbia drummondii)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Vines
Order: Spurges & Allies (Malpighiales)
Family: Spurge (Euphorbiaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Caustic Spurge (Euphorbia drummondii)
This Photo:     Whole
Synonym: Chamaesyce drummondii
Other names: Caustic Creeper, Caustic Weed, Creeping Caustic, Flat Spurge, Mat-spurge or Milkweed

Thank you Dr Kym Nicolson for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere

Copyright © 2010-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Feb-2010
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)