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Euphorbia hirta L.

Synonyms

Chamaesyce gemella, Chamaesyce hirta, Chamaesyce karwinskyi, Chamaesyce pekinensis, Chamaesyce pilulifera, Chamaesyce rosei, Desmonema hirta, Ditritea hirta, Euphorbia bancana, Euphorbia capitata, Euphorbia chrysochaeta, Euphorbia gemella, Euphorbia globulifera, Euphorbia karwinskyi, Euphorbia nodiflora, Euphorbia obliterata, Euphorbia pilulifera, Euphorbia verticillata

Common names

Spurge, umm lubaina

Extract from Wikipedia article

Euphorbia hirta is a pantropical weed, possibly native to India. It is a hairy herb that grows in open grasslands, roadsides and pathways. It is widely used as a medicinal herb in most places it grows.

LinkEuphorbia hirta (Chamaesyce hirta, local name umm lubaina) in Abal Faham Family Park. Al Jumayliyah, Western Qatar, March 1, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al-Jumayliyah, Qatar
LinkPetty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) growing together with Euphorbia hirta on roadside of Al Sham Street in area of West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkEuphorbia hirta (Chamaesyce hirta, local name umm lubaina) found in area of Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, August 30, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkEuphorbia hirta (Chamaesyce hirta, local name umm lubaina) with flowers found in area of Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, August 30, 2014
Location on mapsAl Sham Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkEuphorbia hirta on sidewalk pavement of Al Wosail Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 8, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wosail Street, Doha, Qatar

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