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Canadian Sandspurry (Spergularia canadensis)

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Spergularia Canadensis, or more commonly know as Canadian Sandspurry, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Spergularia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Spergularia Canadensis or Canadian Sandspurry's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Spergularia
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (T) RI (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (Canada sand-spurry) RI (northern sand-spurrey)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 9(FACW) 0(OBL) A(FACW)




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