Patagonia Wildflowers
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prostrate sandmat
Chamaesyce prostrata
Chamaesyce prostrata
prostrate sandmat Spurge Family
Chamaesyce prostrata Euphorbiaceae
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English common names
  •prostrate sandmat
  •ground spurge
Spanish common names
  •hierba de la golondrina
  •hierba de la golondrina chica
  •hierba del soldado
accepted scientific name
  •Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
rules for finding collection records
  Euphorbia chamaesyce (11)
  Chamaesyce prostrata (3)
family name
  • Euphorbiaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.08 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of November thru end of May

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Possibly misidentified
base map where plant found
mag select
Native Plant Status
native status map native status map mask
native Not Native native Not Present