Taxon  Report   5571 
Minuartia howellii  (S. Watson) Mattf.
Howell's sandwort,  Howell's stitchwort
Minuartia howellii
© 2008 Nathan Bello
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Minuartia howellii
© 2008 Nathan Bello
Minuartia howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Sabulina howellii

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Minuartia howellii
© 2008 Nathan Bello
Genus: Minuartia
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.7 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS accepted name: Sabulina howellii
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PLANTS: Arenaria howellii
ICPN: Sabulina howellii
More information about  Minuartia howellii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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