Calflora
Taxon  Report   13200    
Euphorbia serpyllifolia 
Thyme-leafed spurge
Euphorbia serpyllifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Euphorbia serpyllifolia
© 2016 Neal Kramer
Euphorbia serpyllifolia
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Euphorbia 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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Euphorbia serpyllifolia
© 2016 Debra L. Cook
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Euphorbia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Chamaesyce serpyllifolia
More information about  Euphorbia serpyllifolia
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).