Calflora
Taxon  Report   10868    
Eremogone kingii  (S. Watson) Ikonn.  var. glabrescens  (S. Watson) Dorn
King's smooth sandwort
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2001 Larry Blakely
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Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens, 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 kingii var. glabrescens
© 2015 Bill Thiessen
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Eremogone
Parent: Eremogone kingii
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Serpentine affinity: 1.4; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arenaria kingii ssp. compacta

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arenaria kingii ssp. compacta
ICPN: Arenaria kingii var. glabrescens
ICPN: Arenaria pumicola var. californica
More information about  Eremogone kingii var. glabrescens
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARKIC)

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 18, 2019).