HyperDic: spergularia

English > 1 sense of the word Spergularia:
NOUNplantSpergularia, genus Spergulariachiefly maritime Eurasian herbs
English > Spergularia: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningchiefly maritime Eurasian herbs: sand spurry; sea spurry.
Synonymgenus Spergularia
Member ofCaryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, carnation family, pink familylarge family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
Memberssand spurry, sea spurry, Spergularia rubraprostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers
Broadercaryophylloid dicot genusgenus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Spanishgenus spergularia, spergularia
Catalangenus spergularia, spergularia

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