Taxon  Report   1501    
Cardionema ramosissimum  (Weinm.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.
Sand mat,  Sandcarpet
Cardionema ramosissimum
© 2011 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cardionema ramosissimum
© 2013 John Doyen
Cardionema ramosissimum
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Cardionema ramosissimum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Cardionema ramosissimum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Cardionema
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Loeflingia ramosissima
More information about  Cardionema ramosissimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).