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Middle-size Sandspurry - Spergularia media
Other Names:  Spergularia maritima

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Perennial from a small, woody, branched caudex. Stems ascending to prostrate, 10–20 cm. Leaves 5–20 mm long, glabrous, few-fascicled; stipules 2–4 mm long. Flowers in glandular-hairy, few-flowered, terminal and axillary cymes; sepals 3–5 mm long. Capsule longer than the calyx; seeds winged (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
One collection from Jefferson County; introduced worldwide including northwest and northeast U.S., native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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