Taxon  Report   652    
Arenaria paludicola  B. L. Rob.
Marsh sandwort
Arenaria paludicola
© 2011 CNPS, San Luis Obispo Chapter
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arenaria paludicola
© 2011 CNPS, San Luis Obispo Chapter
Arenaria paludicola
© 2013 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Arenaria paludicola, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Washingtom, *.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Arenaria paludicola
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Genus: Arenaria
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Arenaria paludicola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).