Taxon  Report   5568 
Minuartia californica  (A. Gray) Mattf.
California sandwort,  Sandwort
Minuartia californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Minuartia californica
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Minuartia californica
© 2006 Steve Matson
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.7 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Minuartia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Arenaria californica
ICPN: Arenaria pusilla var. diffusa
 Information about  Minuartia californica  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MICA7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2014).

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