Calflora
Taxon  Report   13058    
Euphorbia hooveri  L. C. Wheeler
Hoover's spurge
Euphorbia hooveri
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia hooveri
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Euphorbia hooveri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Chamaesyce hooveri
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Euphorbia hooveri
© © 2001 CDFA
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce hooveri

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce hooveri
More information about  Euphorbia hooveri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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