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Arenaria lanuginosa var. lanuginosa

Arenaria lanuginosa (Michx.) Rohrb. var. lanuginosa

Spreading Sandwort

Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)

Synonym(s): Spergulastrum lanuginosum, Stellaria lagunensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This taxon appears as Arenaria lanuginosa ssp. lanuginosa var. lanuginosa on the USDA PLANTS Database website.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems prostrate to trailing, up to about 2 feet long.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Forests, limestone outcrops, moist hummocks, dunes.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-07-20
Research By: CBR

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