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Chamaesyce cinerascens (Ashy sandmat)
Anderson, Wynn

Chamaesyce cinerascens

Chamaesyce cinerascens (Engelm.) Small

Ashy Sandmat

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Euphorbia cinerascens

USDA Symbol: CHCI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual
Size Notes: Mat-forming, stems prostrate to decumbent, up to about 1 foot long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: The 3 styles on the pistillate (female) flower are cherry-red. The male flowers are minute. May flower year-round, mostly spring through fall.

Distribution

USA: TX

Bibliography

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

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-09-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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