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Minuartia californica
California sandwort Pink Family
Minuartia californica Caryophyllaceae
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common name
  California sandwort
accepted scientific name
  Minuartia californica (A. Gray) Mattf.
rules for finding collection records
  Arenaria californica (21)
  Arenaria pusilla diffusa (6)
  Minuartia californica (401)
  Minuartia pusilla diffusa (5)
family name
  Caryophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Breckling
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.3 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 3rd week of June

How Likely at this Location (19%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (41)
Paul Slichter (6)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Sharnoff Photography (2)
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