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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arenaria leptoclados   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arenaria serpyllifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. leptoclados

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-11-002?:
Arenaria serpyllifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Arenaria leptoclados

 

COMMON NAME:
Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort


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image of Arenaria leptoclados, Lesser Thymeleaf Sandwort, Slender Sandwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_arle3_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arenaria leptoclados   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arenaria serpyllifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. leptoclados

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 071-11-002?:
Arenaria serpyllifolia   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Arenaria leptoclados

 

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3911

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite, often connate basally

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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