Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Family Caryophyllaceae
Herniaria hirsuta L. var. cinerea (DC.) Loret & Barrandon
hairy rupture-wort
Herniaria: from Latin hernia, "to rupture," in past times called rupturewort or burstwort, and a plant that was supposedly effective for the treatment of hernias
hirsuta: covered with hair
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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Herniaria cinerea DC.
Herniaria hirsuta L. subsp. cinerea (DC.) Cout.

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