Note hairy fruit, Bommer Canyon Wilderness Park, Irvine, CA 4-23-11. © Joan Avise

Smallseed Sandmat

Euphorbia polycarpa

Native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, especially the deserts and other dry, sandy areas.

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UCI Ecological Preserve, Irvine, CA 5-5-11. © Joan Avise

Note hairy 3-chambered fruit, Bommer Canyon Wilderness Park, Irvine, CA 4-23-11. © Joan Avise

Bommer Canyon Wilderness Park, Irvine, CA 4-23-11. © Joan Avise

James Dilley Preserve, Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Laguna Beach, CA 4-24-10. © Joan Avise

Caspers Wilderness Park, San Juan Capistrano, CA 4-30-07. © Joan Avise

El Modeno Open Space, Orange, Orange County, CA. 1-7-16. © Ron Vanderhoff.

El Modeno Open Space, Orange, Orange County, CA. 1-7-16. © Ron Vanderhoff.