genus Spergularia


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Noun1.genus 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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