Taxon  Report   5581    
Minuartia stricta  (Sw.) Hiern
Bog stitchwort,  Granite sandwort
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Minuartia stricta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Sabulina stricta

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Plant Characteristics
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Genus: Minuartia
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Sabulina stricta

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alsinanthe stricta
ICPN: Sabulina stricta
More information about  Minuartia stricta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 18, 2019).