Middle-size Sandspurry - Spergularia media
Greater Sea-spurrey, Media Sandspurry, Satin Flower,
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)
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).
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.