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Spergularia marina (L.) C. Presl.

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Common Name - Sea Spurry

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unscented Leaves 

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Description of Genus

Annual, biennial or perennial herbs, often small and creeping. The leaves are opposite and are narrow, having scale like stipules. The flowers have 5 sepals and 5 petals, though sometimes petals may be absent. The flower colour is white or pink.

Habitats
Saltmarsh
Flower of Spergularia marina
Prof. Paul Busselen KULAK - PlantengidsWhole plant of Spergularia marina
Prof. Paul Busselen KULAK - Plantengids
Habitat Notes

Only found in wetland habitats

Life History
Annual
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during June, July and August.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic

Names in other languages and countries

France
Spergulaire
Germany
Salz Schuppenmiere
Spain
Hierba de las calenturas

Other features

Succulent