Calflora
Taxon  Report   1948    
Chamaesyce vallis-mortae  Millsp.  
(no longer an active name; please see Euphorbia vallis-mortae)
Death valley sandmat,  Death valley spurge
Chamaesyce vallis-mortae
© 2003 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chamaesyce vallis-mortae, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chamaesyce vallis-mortae
© 2003 Aaron Schusteff
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Chamaesyce
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Euphorbia vallis-mortae

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Euphorbia vallis-mortae
NOTE: Chamaesyce vallis-mortae is no longer an active name.
More information about  Chamaesyce vallis-mortae
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 (CHVA4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).