Calflora
Taxon  Report   13197    
Euphorbia polycarpa  Benth.
Smallseed sandmat
Euphorbia polycarpa
© 2004 Debra Valov
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia polycarpa
© 2016 Steve Matson
Euphorbia polycarpa
© 2013 Keir Morse
Euphorbia polycarpa, 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 polycarpa
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce polycarpa

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce polycarpa
More information about  Euphorbia polycarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).