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Arenaria aculeata S. Watson
Synonym(s): Arenaria congesta var. aculeata, Arenaria fendleri var. aculeata, Arenaria pumicola var. californica, Arenaria salmonensis, Eremogone aculeata
USDA Symbol: ARAC2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Root Type: Tap Leaf Arrangement: Opposite Leaf Complexity: Simple Inflorescence: Cyme
, Terminal Fruit Type: Capsule Size Notes:
Mat-forming plant to about 8 inches in height. Leaf:
Leaf needle-shaped to 3.5cm. Flower:
White, five petals, rotate. Fruit: Capsule
containing up to 15 yellowish to blackish seeds. Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
, WY Native Habitat:
Volcanic soils on rocky slopes.
Growing ConditionsCold Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Volcanic soils.
Record Last Modified: 2013-08-07
Research By: JAM