Calflora
Taxon  Report   5571    
Minuartia howellii  (S. Watson) Mattf.
Howell's sandwort,  Howell's stitchwort
Minuartia howellii
© 2008 Nathan Bello
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.7; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Sabulina howellii

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIHO)

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

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