Taxon  Report   13189    
Euphorbia melanadenia  Torr.
Red-gland spurge
Euphorbia melanadenia
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia melanadenia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Euphorbia melanadenia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Euphorbia melanadenia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Euphorbia melanadenia
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce melanadenia

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce melanadenia
More information about  Euphorbia melanadenia
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

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).