Canadian Sandspurry (Spergularia canadensis)


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)

Browse Plants by State

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming