Calflora
Taxon  Report   10859    
Eremogone aculeata  (S. Watson) Ikonn.
Prickly sandwort
Eremogone aculeata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Eremogone aculeata
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Eremogone aculeata
© 2013 John Doyen
Eremogone aculeata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eremogone aculeata
© 2014 John Doyen
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Eremogone
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arenaria aculeata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arenaria aculeata
More information about  Eremogone aculeata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARAC2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).