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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
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:
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (MICA7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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