Taxon  Report   1943    
Chamaesyce serpens  (Kunth) Small  
(no longer an active name)
Creeping spurge,  Matted sandmat
Chamaesyce serpens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Genus: Chamaesyce

Communities: wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Euphorbia serpens

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euphorbia serpens
NOTE: Chamaesyce serpens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Chamaesyce serpens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 09, 2020).