List by Scientific Name - List by Common Name

Euphorbia abramsiana

Desert Sandmat, Abrams Spurge, golondrina

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: playas, fields, disturbed areas, washes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: serrate
Flower color2: white or whitish and red and pink or magenta
Flowering period2: Aug. to Nov.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Synonym(s)1: Chamaesyce abramsiana
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

*For information on nomenclature, authorship, or plant characteristics, see these references:

copyright © Hank Jorgensen 2007