Taxon  Report   1927    
Chamaesyce maculata  (L.) Small  
(no longer an active name)
Spotted spurge
Chamaesyce maculata
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chamaesyce maculata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Chamaesyce maculata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Chamaesyce
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

PLANTS accepted name:
Chamaesyce nutans

ICPN accepted name:
Euphorbia maculata

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chamaesyce mathewsii
PLANTS: Chamaesyce supina
PLANTS: Chamaesyce tracyi
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NOTE: Chamaesyce maculata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Chamaesyce maculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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