Taxon  Report   5577    
Minuartia pusilla  (S. Watson) Mattf.
Annual sandwort
Minuartia pusilla
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Minuartia pusilla
© 2008 Keir Morse
Minuartia pusilla
© 2008 Keir Morse
Minuartia pusilla, 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 pusilla
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Minuartia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Minuartia pusilla var. pusilla
ICPN: Sabulina pusilla
More information about  Minuartia pusilla
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 23, 2019).