Synonyms : Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.
General distribution : Neotropical
Flowering time : August. September. October.
Life-forms : Terophyte.
Habitat : Fields and road sides.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : A plant of American origin but it is very frequent all over, and always along road-sides, pavements, flowerbeds, etc. It rarely enters natural ecosystems. It is a spurge with opposite leaves; it is greatly branched and the branches are always prostrate.
Status : Alien species.