Type of plant
About this weed
This prostrate weed is common in urban bushland if much of the lower natural ground cover has been removed. It is a native of North America.
Euphorbia maculata is a very low, prostrate annual growing to only 0.01 m high and 0.2 m wide.
Impact on Bushland
Not available and is often ignored but can become quite widespread if not removed.
Found in grey sand, sandy and laterite soils on the coastal plains, road verges, as a weed of gardens, paddocks and waste places near river across the South West. It likes a sunny position.
Priority for removal