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Noun1.Spergularia - chiefly maritime Eurasian herbs: sand spurry; sea spurry
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
sand spurry, sea spurry, Spergularia rubra - prostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers; widespread throughout Europe and Asia on sand dunes and heath and coastal cliffs; naturalized in eastern North America
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Silene mandonii (Rohrb.) h -- Bocquet Silene thysanodes Fenzl h -- Spergularia fasciculata h -- Phil.
At some points the tailings surface supports sparse, natural colonisation by Juncus pallidus R.Br., Spergularia rubra (L.) J.Presl & C.Presl and bryophytes including Funaria hygrometrica Hedw.
Inhibition of endogenous glucose production accounts for hypoglycemic effect of Spergularia purpurea in streptozotocin mice.
The structure of Trifolio scabri-Catapodietum balearici is given mainly by Catapodium balearicum and several species belonging to the Saginetea maritimae class (Brullo & Giusso, 2003), as Spergularia bocconi, Plantago coronopus, Parapholis incurva, Sagina maritima, Trifolium scabrum, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, Polycarpon tetraphyllum subsp.
* stickwort, startwort Spergularia bocconi (Scheele) Graebn.
The other herbs were a Club-rush Isolepis sp., Salt Angianthus, Coast Barb-grass * Parapholis incurva, Water-buttons * Cotula coronopifolia, Beaded Glass-wort and a Sand-spurrey Spergularia sp.
Eddouks, "Chronic diuretic effect of the water extract of Spergularia purpurea in normal rats," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
The seed dimorphism of Spergularia marina in relation to dispersal by wind and water.
Hoffmannseggia miranda, Palaua weberbaueri y Spergularia congestifolia.
C4 p II I I IV III 0 Cirsium vulgare C3 a II I II IV II 0 Melilotus alba C3 a IV I IV IV III 0 Phyla canescens C3 p III III II I II II Chloris ciliata C4 p II II I IV I I Spergularia villosa C3 p II II II IV II II Teucrium cubense C3 p I II I I 0 I Deyeuxia viridi-flavescens C3 p II II I II 0 0 Verbena litoralis C3 p II 0 I 0 I I Hordeum stenostachis C3 p II 0 II III II II Chloris gayana C4 p I 0 I II I 0 Aster squamatus C3 p I 0 0 0 I 0 Setaria geniculata C4 p I 0 I 0 0 0 Apium leptophyllum C3 a I 0 0 I 0 0 Juncus sp.