Vascular Plants - Caryophyllaceae - Herniaria:
Herniaria hirsuta
Page Author: David Giblin
rupturewort, herniary 
Blooms: May-July
Habit: herb
Duration: annual
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Distribution: Recently collected in Spokane County; Washington and California, also in Maryland and Massachusetts
Habitat: Disturbed sandy flats, roadsides, and woodlands at low elevation
Accepted Name:
Herniaria hirsuta L.

Treated in Flora of the PNW as:
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria Specimens: View list of all Herniaria hirsuta specimens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WTU Herbarium Specimens: View list of Herniaria hirsuta specimens in the WTU Herbarium database.

Washington Flora Checklist: Herniaria hirsuta treatment.

E-Flora BC: Herniaria hirsuta atlas page.

CalPhotos: Herniaria hirsuta images.

USDA Plants Database: Herniaria hirsuta.
Additional photographs of Herniaria hirsuta:
(click on a thumbnail to view larger photo)

Peter Lesica, 2016
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