Ditaxis neomexicana Threeseed Mercury
PERENNIAL HERB. A low-growing, semi-erect plant with tough stems
and oval, pointed leaves covered in long, shining, silky hairs. Tiny
flowers and three-seeded fruits are borne in the leaf axils. Blooms
from April to late summer. Common on sunny disturbed ground.
A weed in desert gardens.
FAMILY: Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)