Taxon  Report   5570    
Minuartia douglasii  (Fenzl ex Torr. & A. Gray) Mattf.
Douglas' sandwort,  Douglas' stitchwort
Minuartia douglasii
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Minuartia douglasii
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Minuartia douglasii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Minuartia douglasii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Minuartia douglasii
© 2015 Barry Thomson
Genus: Minuartia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Arenaria douglasii var. emarginata
ICPN + PLANTS: Arenaria douglasii
PLANTS: Arenaria emarginata
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More information about  Minuartia douglasii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).