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Minuartia rubella

Minuartia rubella (Wahlenb.) Hiern.

Beautiful Sandwort

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

Synonym(s): Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella

USDA Symbol: MIRU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Apex: Acute , Apiculate
Inflorescence: Cyme
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , ME , MT , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , VT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , ON , SK

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


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

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