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Herniaria glabra /Rupturewort

Herniaria glabra   / Herniaria glabra
Low spreading perennial
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Low spreading perennial

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Scientific Name: Herniaria glabra
Common Name: Rupturewort
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Green
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This plant can stand strong winds and droughts, but can not grow in the shade. This low growing, creeping plant is ideally suited for rock gardens. It has sweet-sented flowers. It is reported to have a number of medicinal uses. Does very well in dry soils.