Chamaesyce pediculifera var. pediculifera

A common species throughout the Sonoran Desert. This variety differs from var. linearifolia in having wider, oblong leaves. The species also varies in habit, with prostrate and erect forms mixed in many populations.

Plant habit at Santa Rosalia, east coast of Baja California, Mexico, 10/25/06.

Cyathia at Santa Rosalia, 10/25/06.

A flowering stem on the gulf coast of Baja California between Puertecitos and San Luis Gonzaga, 10/17/06.

A flowering stem at Santa Rosalia, 10/25/06.

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