Calflora
Taxon  Report   10868    
Eremogone kingii  (S. Watson) Ikonn.  var. glabrescens  (S. Watson) Dorn
King's smooth sandwort
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Serpentine affinity: 1.4; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arenaria kingii ssp. compacta

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arenaria kingii ssp. compacta
ICPN: Arenaria kingii var. glabrescens
ICPN: Arenaria pumicola var. californica
More information about  Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARKIC)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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