EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia serpens(EPHSN)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPHSN
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia serpens
  • Authority: Kunth


USA (midwest), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America. Introduced in Central Europe, Mediterranean region, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Thailand), Malesia (Java, Philippines), Guinée, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Zaïre to Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa (northern)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chamaesyce serpens (Kunth) Small
Euphorbia minutiflora Brown

Common names
Name Language
creeping spurge English (US)
matted sandmat English
roundleaf spurge English
euphorbe rampante French
euphorbe serpent French
hierba de la golondrina Spanish (HN)
hierba meona Spanish
pichoga Spanish (CL)
yerba meona Spanish (AR)
euforbia serpeggiante Italian
молочай ползучий Russian
yayık sütleğen Turkish
chalavluv zochel Hebrew
חֲלַבְלוּב זוֹחֵל Hebrew
lleterola repent Catalan
pú gēn dà jǐ Chinese
匍根大戟 Chinese
dudhi Hindi