Calflora
Taxon  Report   13198    
Euphorbia prostrata  Aiton
Prostrate sandmat
Euphorbia prostrata
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia prostrata
© © 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Euphorbia prostrata
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Euphorbia prostrata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Euphorbia prostrata
© 2015 Robert F Norris
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce prostrata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce prostrata
More information about  Euphorbia prostrata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 16, 2018).

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