Taxon  Report   13199    
Euphorbia serpens  Kunth
Matted sandmat
Euphorbia serpens
© © 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia serpens
© 2011 Colin Wilkinson
Euphorbia serpens
© 2011 Michael O'Brien
Euphorbia serpens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Euphorbia serpens
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce serpens

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce serpens
More information about  Euphorbia serpens
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 (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:   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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