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spurry:

see pinkpink,
common name for some members of the Caryophyllaceae, a family of small herbs found chiefly in north temperate zones (especially the Mediterranean area) but with several genera indigenous to south temperate zones and high altitudes of tropical mountains.
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In rows, the SHC was reduced in treatments without cover crops (manual mowing and mechanical weeding), while in the inter-rows, the lowest values were observed in oat, corn spurrey, rye, and turnip.
Bristle grass Setaria viridis / verticillata Green bristle -type grass Sinapis arvensis wild mudtard Spergula arvensis Corn spurrey Stachys annua Annual woundwort Stachys cf.
In a few areas, the presence of saline water has allowed halophyte communities of glasswort Salicornia ramosissima, sea spurrey (Spergularia marina), and beaked tassel-pondweed (Ruppia maritima) to flourish.
Seven different pieces of land are mentioned repeatedly, of which one was a garden and the others were fields where rye, buckwheat, oats, and the labor intensive crops of flax, potatoes, spurrey and roots were grown.
Maria Kielty, 37, of Spurrey Close, Ingleby Barwick, banned from driving for 32 months and given an 18-month community order for drink-driving.
Other endangered plants include the once-common corn spurrey, basil thyme, prickly saltwort and tubular water dropwort.