Calflora
Taxon  Report   1937    
Chamaesyce pediculifera  (Engelm.) Rose & Standl.  (no longer an active name)
Carrizo mountain sandmat,  Carrizo mountain spurge
Chamaesyce pediculifera
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chamaesyce pediculifera, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chamaesyce pediculifera
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Euphorbia pediculifera

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euphorbia pediculifera
NOTE: Chamaesyce pediculifera is no longer an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Chamaesyce pediculifera
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHPE9)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2018).

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