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Arenaria lanuginosa (Spreading sandwort)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Arenaria lanuginosa

Arenaria lanuginosa (Michx.) Rohrb.

Spreading Sandwort

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)


USDA Symbol: ARLA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Linear , Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Ciliate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Apiculate , Obtuse
Inflorescence: Axillary , Cyme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AZ , CA , CO , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , NM , SC , TN , TX , UT , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Arenaria lanuginosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arenaria lanuginosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arenaria lanuginosa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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