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Spergularia macrotheca
sticky sandspurry Pink Family
Spergularia macrotheca Caryophyllaceae
common name
  sticky sandspurry
accepted scientific name
  Spergularia macrotheca (Hornem. ex Cham. & Schltdl.) Heynh.
rules for finding collection records
  Spergularia macrotheca (1119)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (33%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
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Paul Slichter (4)
G.D.Carr (5)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
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