Henry W. Coe - Wildflower Guide

Purple Sand Spurry, Ruby Sand Spurry


Scientific Name: Spergularia rubra
Family: Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae)
Blooms: February through September
Facts: Annual or short-lived perennial. Open woodlands, gravelly glades, meadows, mud flats, and disturbed areas. Not native.

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Photos by Sue Dekalb © 2013
  
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