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 is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Spergularia salina

Bloom Period
Genus: Spergularia
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, freshwater-marsh

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Spergularia salina

Alternate Names:
JEF: Spergularia marina var. tenuis
JEF: Spergularia salina
ICPN: Lepigonum tenue
More information about  Spergularia marina
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 13, 2019).