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Chamaesyce serrula (Sawtooth sandmat)
Nugent, Louis R

Chamaesyce serrula

Chamaesyce serrula (Engelm.) Woot. & Standl.

Sawtooth Sandmat

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Euphorbia serrula

USDA Symbol: CHSE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems prostrate to ascending, up to about 8 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-01
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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