Taxon  Report   7714 
Spergularia media  (L.) Griseb.
Coast sand spurry,  Sand spurry
Spergularia media
© 2013 Vernon Smith
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Spergularia media
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Spergularia media
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Spergularia media, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Spergularia media
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Spergularia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Spergularia maritima
More information about  Spergularia media
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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