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Salt-marsh Sand Spurrey
Spergularia salina (Spergularia marina)

• Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
• Habitat: salt marshes
• Height: 4-6 inches
• Flower size: 1/6 inch across
• Flower color: white or pink
• Flowering time: June to August
• Origin: native

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The petal-like sepals persist after the pink petals have dropped off. On the right is a flower with the sepals and a few withered petals remaining. On the left is not a flower bud, but a developing seed capsule surrounded by sepals.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.