Spergularia rubram

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Scientific Name Spergularia rubram USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Red Sandspurry ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink) SEINet
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Description Montane life zone, dry, sunny areas; low-growing, prostrate plant 1/2 to 2 inches tall, stems 2 to 10 inches long; narrow, pointed fleshy leaves less than 3/4-inch long; pink flowers less than 1/2-inch across, 5 oval petals becoming white near base, 5 pointed green/reddish sepals. Colorado Status

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