Red Sandspurry Spergularia rubra, non-native
Other Common Names: Sticky Sandspurry
- a dicot in the Caryophyllaceae family -
You'll need a magnifyiong glass to observe this beauty.
Short (to 3") low growing spurry flowering in March and April, prefers distrubed areas in dry soil. Found on dirt road near the bridge. 
Left - The sand particles stuck on the sticky stems and leaves is testament that it was windy prior to taking the image.





Sticky Sandspurry is a classicly elegant flower.

These tiny beauties "glow" in early morning light.

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