Scientific Name

Chamaesyce albomarginata (Torr. & A.Gray) Small 

Family  

Euphorbiaceae

General

A prostrate, creeping perennial that produces numerous tiny white flowers.  Typical of dry soils in highly exposed habitats, such as open areas on south-facing slopes.

CI    

     Found on flat, open habitats, under direct sun (such as south-facing slopes), often along paths or other disturbed habitats.

     Starts blooming in late Spring/early Summer, blooming continues through Summer and Fall.

References

      Seethis specieson CalFlora.

      The Jepson Manual(2012:  712, Chamaesyse by Daryl Koutnik).

       Dale (2000:  107).

      McAuley (1996:  322).

 

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Chamaesyce albomarginata along pathway to east of University Glen (19 April 2008).

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Chamaesyce albomarginata along pathway to east of University Glen, CI (19 April 2008).

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Chamaesyce albomarginata on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (28 March 2008).

 

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Chamaesyce albomarginata on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (5 March 2013).

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Chamaesyce albomarginata on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (8 January 2005).

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Chamaesyce albormarginata on rocky ridge to the north of University Glen and Sage Hall, CI (15 February 2004).

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 Chamaesyce albormarginata on rocky ridge to the north of University Glen and Sage Hall, CI (15 February 2004).