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Rock Sandwort
Sabulina michauxii
(formerly Minuartia michauxii)

Rock Sandwort (Sabulina michauxii) Other common names: Michauxii 's Stitchwort

Other scientific names: Minuartia michauxii, Alsine michauxii, Arenaria michauxii, Arenaria stricta

Family: Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  White;  5 parts (petals);  Small, on thin stalks.

Leaves: Simple, Entire

Height: Up to 10 cm (4 in);  A small low plant.

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas;  Dry, alvar-like habitat.

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 272   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 79 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Rock Sandwort (Sabulina michauxii)

This is a small alvar species with brilliant white small flowers.

Rock Sandwort (Sabulina michauxii)

Closeup view of a single flower.

Rock Sandwort (Sabulina michauxii)

Rock Sandwort (Sabulina michauxii)

A view of a Rock Sandwort plant and its habitat.

Range map for Rock Sandwort (Sabulina michauxii)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)