Taxon  Report   1939 
Chamaesyce polycarpa  (Benth.) Millsp.  (not an active name; please see Euphorbia polycarpa)
Small seeded spurge,  Smallseed sandmat
Chamaesyce polycarpa
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
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Chamaesyce polycarpa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chamaesyce polycarpa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Chamaesyce
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Euphorbia polycarpa
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Chamaesyce polycarpa var. hirtella
PLANTS: Euphorbia polycarpa var. hirtella
PLANTS: Euphorbia polycarpa
XWALK: Euphorbia polycarpa var. polycarpa
NOTE: Chamaesyce polycarpa is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Chamaesyce polycarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Mar 24, 2018).

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