Taxon  Report   5576 
Minuartia obtusiloba  (Rydb.) House
Alpine sandwort,  Twinflower sandwort
Minuartia obtusiloba
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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Minuartia obtusiloba
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Minuartia obtusiloba
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Minuartia obtusiloba, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Minuartia obtusiloba
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Genus: Minuartia
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Alsinopsis obtusiloba
PLANTS: Arenaria obtusiloba
PLANTS: Arenaria sajanensis
PLANTS: Lidia obtusiloba
PLANTS: Minuartia sajanensis
More information about  Minuartia obtusiloba
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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 25, 2016).

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