Taxon  Report   5581 
Minuartia stricta  (Sw.) Hiern
Bog stitchwort,  Granite sandwort
Minuartia stricta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [2B.3] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Genus: Minuartia
Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS accepted name: Sabulina stricta
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PLANTS: Alsinanthe stricta
XWALK: Arenaria rossii
More information about  Minuartia stricta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Mar 21, 2018).

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