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Scott Mountain Sandwort
Minuartia stolonifera
About Scott Mountain Sandwort (Minuartia stolonifera) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Minuartia stolonifera is a rare species of flowering plant in the pink family known by the common names Scott Mountain sandwort and stolon sandwort. It is endemic to Siskiyou County, California, where it is known from only two occurrences in the Scott Mountains of the Klamath Range. Minuartia stolonifera is a stoloniferous perennial herb forming a low mat of hairless herbage 10 to 20 centimeters high with thin, erect flowering stems. The tiny rigid needle-like leaves are under a centimeter long and a millimeter wide. The hairy, glandular inflorescence bears flowers with five white petals each under a centimeter long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

4 - 7.9 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 30.5" - 52.5", Summer Precipitation: 1.40" - 1.86", Coldest Month: 37.5" - 39.2", Hottest Month: 58.7" - 62.9", Humidity: 2.15" - 16.43", Elevation: 4139" - 5099"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Scott Mtn. Sandwort, Stolon Sandwort

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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