Calflora
Taxon  Report   7717    
Spergularia villosa  (Pers.) Cambess.
Hairy sand spurrey,  Hairy sandspurry, Villous sand spurry
Spergularia villosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
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Bloom Period
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Spergularia

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Spergularia clevelandii
PLANTS: Tissa clevelandii
More information about  Spergularia villosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SPVI)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 03, 2020).