Taxon  Report   10390    
Spergularia canadensis  (Pers.) G. Don
Canadian sandspurry
Spergularia canadensis
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry (var. canadensis)
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Spergularia canadensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Spergularia canadensis
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry (var. canadensis)
Genus: Spergularia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Spergularia canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).