Euphorbia pediculifera


in W. H. Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 186. 1859.

Common names: Carrizo Mountain sandmat
Synonyms: Chamaesyce pediculifera (Engelmann) Rose & Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 12. Treatment on page 281. Mentioned on page 252, 254.

Euphorbia pediculifera can be variable in terms of leaf shape and the extent of pubescence, but the species is readily identified by the short, appressed hairs on the leaves and the distinctive seed that is encircled by a series of round, transverse ridges.


Varieties 2 (1 in the flora).

Euphorbia pediculifera var. linearifolia S. Watson is found only near Guaymas in southwestern Sonora, Mexico.

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