Taxon  Report   10778    
Arenaria serpyllifolia  L.  var. serpyllifolia 
Thymeleaf sandwort
Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia
© 2014 John Doyen
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Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia
© 2008 Steve Matson
Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia
© 2008 Steve Matson
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia
More information about  Arenaria serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2018).

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