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Spergularia canadensis var. canadensis

Spergularia canadensis (Pers.) G. Don var. canadensis

Canadian Sandspurry

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Tissa canadensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CT , MA , ME , NH , NY , RI
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Spergularia canadensis var. canadensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Spergularia canadensis var. canadensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Spergularia canadensis var. canadensis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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