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PlantFiles: Large flowered Sand Spurry, Sticky Sand Spurry
Spergularia macrotheca

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Spergularia (sper-guh-LAY-ree-a) (Info)
Species: macrotheca


6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral ecrane3 On Jun 27, 2007, ecrane3 from Dublin, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Native to western North America, from Baja California to British Columbia. Occurs in the following California plant communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Sage Scrub, Alkali Sink, Freshwater Wetlands.

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