Calflora
Taxon  Report   5579    
Minuartia rubella  (Wahlenb.) Hiern
Beautiful sandwort,  Red seeded sandwort
Minuartia rubella
© 2008 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Minuartia rubella
© 2014 Vernon Smith
Minuartia rubella
© 2015 Steve Matson
Minuartia rubella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Minuartia rubella
© 2001 Doreen L. Smith
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Minuartia
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Minuartia rossii
PLANTS: Arenaria propinqua
PLANTS: Arenaria rubella
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More information about  Minuartia rubella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIRU3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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