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Minuartia glabra (Appalachian stitchwort)
Cressler, Alan

Minuartia glabra

Minuartia glabra (Michx.) Mattf.

Appalachian Stitchwort, Appalachian Sandplant

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)

Synonym(s): Arenaria glabra, Arenaria groenlandica var. glabra, Minuartia groenlandica, Minuartia groenlandica ssp. glabra, Porsildia groenlandica ssp. glabra, Sabulina glabra

USDA Symbol: MIGL5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: About 4 to 8 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , CT , GA , IL , KY , MD , ME , NC , NH , NY , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW UPL UPL UPL
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 Minuartia glabra in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Minuartia glabra in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Minuartia glabra

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-11
Research By: JAM

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