Calflora
Taxon  Report   1944 
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia   (not an active name)
Thyme leafed spurge,  Thymeleaf sandmat
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Chamaesyce serpyllifolia
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Chamaesyce
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Euphorbia serpyllifolia
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Euphorbia occidentalis
NOTE: Chamaesyce serpyllifolia is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Chamaesyce serpyllifolia
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 (CHSE6)

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: Sep 19, 2018).

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