Taxon  Report   9690 
Arenaria lanuginosa  (Michx.) Rohrb.
Spreading sandwort
Arenaria lanuginosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Genus: Arenaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Arenaria lanuginosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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