Calflora
Taxon  Report   10777    
Arenaria lanuginosa  (Michx.) Rohrb.  var. saxosa  (A. Gray) Zarucchi, R. L. Hartm., & Rabeler
Rock sandwort
Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa
© © 2014 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa
© 2008 Michael Charters
Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arenaria confusa
ICPN: Stellaria lagunensis
ICPN + CNPS: Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. saxosa
More information about  Arenaria lanuginosa var. saxosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).