Taxon  Report   1928    
Chamaesyce melanadenia  (Torr.) Millsp.  
(no longer an active name)
Chamaesyce melanadenia
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chamaesyce melanadenia, 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 melanadenia
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Chamaesyce
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Euphorbia melanadenia

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euphorbia melanadenia
ICPN: Chamaesyce aureola
NOTE: Chamaesyce melanadenia is no longer an active name.
More information about  Chamaesyce melanadenia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).