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Chamaesyce angusta (Blackfoot sandmat)
Anderson, Wynn

Chamaesyce angusta

Chamaesyce angusta (Engelm.) Small

Blackfoot Sandmat, Narrow-leaf Spurge

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Euphorbia angusta

USDA Symbol: CHAN5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: 4-18"
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Minute, barely visible.

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Central and south Texas, endemic.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0114 Collected June 1, 1991 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Chamaesyce angusta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chamaesyce angusta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chamaesyce angusta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-02-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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