Calflora
Taxon  Report   5604 
Moehringia macrophylla  (Hook.) Fenzl
Large leaved sandwort,  Largeleaf sandwort
Moehringia macrophylla
© 2015 John Doyen
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Moehringia macrophylla
© 2011 Shannon Henke
Moehringia macrophylla
© 2009 Chris Wagner
Moehringia macrophylla, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Moehringia macrophylla
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Moehringia
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Arenaria macrophylla
More information about  Moehringia macrophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (MOMA3)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 18, 2017).

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