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plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions Abronia elliptica , snowball , sweet sand verbena
soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico Abronia villosa , desert sand verbena
trailing plant having crowded clusters of 3 brilliant deep pink flowers resembling a single flower blooming near the ground; found in dry gravelly or sandy soil; southwestern United States and Mexico Allionia incarnata , trailing four o'clock , trailing windmills
brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States American lady crab , calico crab , lady crab , Ovalipes ocellatus
small slow-growing deciduous shrubby tree of dry sandy barrens of southeastern United States having leaves with bristle-tipped lobes resembling turkey's toes American turkey oak , Quercus laevis , turkey oak
shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore Amorpha canescens , lead plant , leadplant
common species of earthstar widely distributed in sandy soil; the gleba is a pale tan Astreus hygrometricus
long narrow sandy island (wider than a reef) running parallel to the shore barrier island
tough grasses with strong roots that can grow on exposed sandy shores beach grass
fish of sandy areas of western Pacific and Indian oceans having an angular snout for burrowing into sand beaked salmon , Gonorhynchus gonorhynchus , sandfish
small genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe Cakile , genus Cakile
sandy promontory (formerly Cape Kennedy) extending into the Atlantic Ocean from a barrier island off the eastern coast of Florida; the site of a NASA center for spaceflight Cape Canaveral , Cape Kennedy
wildflower having vibrant deep pink tubular evening-blooming flowers; found in sandy and desert areas from southern California to southern Colorado and into Mexico Colorado four o'clock , desert four o'clock , maravilla , Mirabilis multiflora
any of various plants of the genus Froelichia found in sandy soils and on rocky slopes in warmer regions of America; grown for their spikes of woolly white flowers cottonweed
small sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and migrates southward along sandy coasts in most of world Crocethia alba , sanderling
slender hairy plant with few leaves and golden-yellow flower heads; sandy desert areas of southeastern California to southwestern Utah and western Arizona and northwestern Mexico desert sunflower , Gerea canescens
sandy whirlwind dust devil
sandy desert area erg
sandy ridge esker
silvery mojarra found along sandy shores of the western Atlantic Eucinostomus gula , silver jenny
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