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Arenaria aculeata  S. Watson

(not an active name)

Prickly sandwort
Arenaria aculeata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Caryophyllaceae  
Genus: Arenaria

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSArenaria congesta var. aculeata
PLANTSArenaria fendleri var. aculeata
PLANTSArenaria pumicola var. californica
PLANTSArenaria salmonensis
PLANTSEremogone aculeata
More information about  Arenaria aculeata

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/27/2021).