Taxon  Report   1938 
Chamaesyce platysperma  (Engelm.) Shinners  (not an active name; please see Euphorbia platysperma)
Flat seeded spurge,  Flatseed sandmat
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Chamaesyce platysperma, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Arizona, Sonora, Mexico.
also called Euphorbia platysperma

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Genus: Chamaesyce
Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: dunes
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Euphorbia platysperma
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PLANTS: Euphorbia platysperma
NOTE: Chamaesyce platysperma is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Chamaesyce platysperma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Aug 14, 2018).

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