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Read more about Pine-barren Sandwort at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Carolina Sandwort, Longroot, Pine-barren Sandwort
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JK Marlow jkm130406_840
April Richmond County GA
Sepals obtuse at the tip, per Weakley's Flora.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmmcaroliniana_srec
May Richland County SC
Sandhills Recreation Center
Capsules triangular-ovoid, 4-6mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmmcarolina_sumter
June Sumter County SC
Lvs less than 1/2" long, ~ 1/16" wide, overlapping each other at stem base, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmmcaroliniana_agt
Each flowering stem seemingly terminated by a small white 1/2" flower, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.
JK Marlow jkm161001_788
September Chesterfield County SC
Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
Patrick D. McMillan pdmm_caroliniana
A dense basal cushion of decumbent to prostrate stems from a single taproot, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.