Taxon  Report   5579 
Minuartia rubella  (Wahlenb.) Hiern
Beautiful sandwort,  Red seeded sandwort
Minuartia rubella
© 2008 Vernon Smith
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Minuartia rubella
© 2014 Vernon Smith
Minuartia rubella
© 2015 Steve Matson
Minuartia rubella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Minuartia rubella
© 2001 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Minuartia
Alpine Fell-fields
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Minuartia rossii
PLANTS: Arenaria propinqua
PLANTS: Arenaria rubella
PLANTS: Arenaria verna var. propinqua
PLANTS: Arenaria verna var. rubella
PLANTS: Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides
PLANTS: Tryphane rubella
ICPN: Sabulina rubella
More information about  Minuartia rubella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Sep 19, 2018).

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