Calflora
Taxon  Report   7713    
Spergularia marina  (L.) Besser
Salt marsh sand spurry
Spergularia marina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Spergularia salina
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Bloom Period
Family: Caryophyllaceae  
Genus: Spergularia

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, freshwater-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Freshwater Wetlands, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFSpergularia marina var. tenuis
JEFSpergularia salina
More information about  Spergularia marina

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 11/29/2021).