Taxon  Report   13188    
Euphorbia maculata  L.
Spotted spurge
Euphorbia maculata
© 2014 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia maculata
© 2014 John Doyen
Euphorbia maculata
© 2015 John Doyen
Euphorbia maculata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Euphorbia maculata
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce maculata

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce nutans

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce maculata
ICPN: Euphorbia supina
More information about  Euphorbia maculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).