Taxon  Report   646    
Arenaria lanuginosa  (Michx.) Rohrb.  ssp. saxosa  (A. Gray) Maguire

(no longer an active name)

Spreading sandwort
Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. saxosa, 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

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSArenaria confusa
PLANTSArenaria lanuginosa var. cinerascens
PLANTSArenaria saxosa var. cinerascens
PLANTSArenaria saxosa var. mearnsii
PLANTSArenaria saxosa
More information about  Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. saxosa

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:   (Accessed: 06/23/2021).