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Taxon: Spergula morisonii Boreau

Genus: Spergula
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Paronychioideae tribe: Polycarpeae
Nomen number: 317450
Place of publication: Rev. Bot. Recueil Mens. 2:424. 1847
Name verified on: 05-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • Morrison's spurrey   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • pearlwort spurrey   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • Frühlings-Spark   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • Frühlings-Spergel   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland
    East Europe: Belarus [w.]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Massachusetts, New Jersey
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland




Check other web resources for Spergula morisonii Boreau:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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