Taxon  Report   636    
Arenaria aculeata  S. Watson  
(no longer an active name)
Prickly sandwort
Arenaria 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.
Genus: Arenaria
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Eremogone aculeata

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arenaria congesta var. aculeata
PLANTS: Arenaria fendleri var. aculeata
PLANTS: Arenaria pumicola var. californica
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NOTE: Arenaria aculeata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arenaria aculeata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2020).