Calflora
Taxon  Report   10866    
Eremogone congesta  (Nutt.) Ikonn.
Capitate sandwort
Eremogone congesta
© 2016 John Doyen
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Eremogone congesta
© 2016 John Doyen
Eremogone congesta
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Eremogone 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.

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Eremogone congesta
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arenaria congesta var. congesta

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arenaria congesta
More information about  Eremogone congesta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCOC4)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).