Taxon  Report   1943 
Chamaesyce serpens  (Kunth) Small  (not an active name; please see Euphorbia serpens)
Creeping spurge,  Matted sandmat
Chamaesyce serpens
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
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Chamaesyce serpens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Chamaesyce serpens
© 2011 Colin Wilkinson
Genus: Chamaesyce
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
JEFR accepted name: Euphorbia serpens
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PLANTS: Euphorbia serpens
NOTE: Chamaesyce serpens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Chamaesyce serpens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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