Taxon  Report   637    
Arenaria congesta  Nutt.  
(no longer an active name)
Ballhead sandwort,  Capitate sandwort
Arenaria congesta, 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
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Eremogone congesta

NOTE: Arenaria congesta is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arenaria congesta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2019).