Taxon  Report   5570 
Minuartia douglasii  (Fenzl ex Torr. & A. Gray) Mattf.
Douglas' sandwort,  Douglas' stitchwort
Minuartia douglasii
© 2009 Vernon Smith
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Minuartia douglasii
© 2003 Keir Morse
Minuartia douglasii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Minuartia douglasii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Minuartia douglasii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Minuartia
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Arenaria douglasii var. emarginata
ICPN + PLANTS: Arenaria douglasii
PLANTS: Arenaria emarginata
PLANTS: Minuartia douglasii var. emarginata
ICPN: Sabulina douglasii
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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