Calflora
Taxon  Report   1922    
Chamaesyce albomarginata  (Torr. & A. Gray) Small  
(no longer an active name)
Rattlesnake weed,  Whitemargin sandmat
Chamaesyce albomarginata
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chamaesyce albomarginata, 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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Chamaesyce albomarginata
© 2000 Carol Bruce
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Chamaesyce
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Euphorbia albomarginata

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euphorbia albomarginata
NOTE: Chamaesyce albomarginata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Chamaesyce albomarginata
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHAL11)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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