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Last updated 2/15/2021 by David Giblin.
Spergularia rubra (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl[FNA5, HC, HC2]
red sandspurry

Publication: Fl. ech. 94. 1819.

Origin: Introduced from Europe

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA5: "Spergularia rubra was collected in 1901 on ballast in Alabama (Mohr, DS), the only record in the southeastern United States. It is the most widely distributed Spergularia species found outside of saline areas in the flora and has been in North America since at least the 1860s."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Arenaria rubra L.