Red Sandspurry (Spergularia rubra)


Spergularia Rubra, or more commonly know as Red 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 Rubra or Red Sandspurry's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Spergularia
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) CAN (I) SPM (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(UPL) 3(FACU) 7(NI) 8(FACU) 9(FAC-) 0(FAC-) A(FAC)

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