Calflora
Taxon  Report   13199    
Euphorbia serpens  Kunth
Matted sandmat
Euphorbia serpens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia serpens
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Euphorbia serpens
© 2011 Colin Wilkinson
Euphorbia serpens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Euphorbia serpens
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce serpens

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce serpens
More information about  Euphorbia serpens
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 23, 2019).