Bristleseed Sandspurry (Spergularia echinosperma)


Spergularia Echinosperma, or more commonly know as Bristleseed 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 Echinosperma or Bristleseed Sandspurry's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Spergularia
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL) 6(OBL*)

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