HyperDic: sea_spurry

English > 1 sense of the expression sea spurry:
NOUNplantsea spurry, sand spurry, Spergularia rubraprostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers
English > sea spurry: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningprostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers; widespread throughout Europe and Asia on sand dunes and heath and coastal cliffs; naturalized in eastern North America.
Synonymssand spurry, Spergularia rubra
Member ofSpergularia, genus Spergulariachiefly maritime Eurasian herbs
BroaderweedAny plant that crowds out cultivated plants
CatalanSpergularia rubra

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