Definition of Sand spurry

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Sea Spurry, Spergularia Rubra
Group relationships: Genus Spergularia, Spergularia
Generic synonyms: Weed



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Spurry

sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry (current term)
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour
sand verbena
sand viper
sand wasp
sand wedge
sand wedges
sand whiting

Literary usage of Sand spurry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. FLora of the Town of Southington, Conn., and Its Vicinity: A List of the by Charles Humphrey Bissell (1902)
"sand spurry S. rubra, J. and C. Presl. (Tissa rubra, Britton. Buda rubra, Du- mont) Frequent. Roadsides in damp places; Prospect St.; Curtis St.; ..."

2. FLora of the Town of Southington, Conn., and Its Vicinity: A List of the by Charles Humphrey Bissell (1902)
"sand spurry S. rubra, J. and C. Presl. (Tissa rubra, Britton. Buda rubra, Du- mont) Frequent. Roadsides in damp places; Prospect St.; Curtis St.; ..."

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