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Stone, Robert L.
Chamaesyce serpens (Kunth) Small
Matted sandmat, Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge
Synonyms: EUSE4 Euphorbia serpens Kunth
USDA Symbol: CHSE4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
White Bloom Time:
Jun , Jul , Aug Bloom Notes: Staminate
flowers 3–many, generally in 5 clusters.; Pistillate flower 1, central, stalked.
AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , FL , GA , HI , IA , IL , IN , KS , LA , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , OH , OK , PA , SD , TN , TX , WY Canada: SK Native Habitat:
Gardens, yards, orchards, vineyards, crop fields, nursery grounds and containers. USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(I), PR(N), VI(N), CAN(I)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Nueces River Authority
- Uvalde, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0972
Collected Oct 10, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
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Record Modified: 2011-08-03
Research By: TWC Staff