Spergula

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Spurrey
Illustration Spergula pentandra0.jpg
Spergula pentandra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Spergula
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Species

Spergula arvensis - Corn Spurrey
Spergula morisonii - Pearlwort Spurrey
Spergula pentandra

Spergula is a genus of about five plant species belonging to the family Caryophyllaceae. Their usual English name is spurrey or spurry.[1] Commonly found in grassland, the genus originated in the northern hemisphere, but is now found worldwide.[citation needed]

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