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22c. Minuartia nuttallii (Pax) Briquet var. gracilis (B. L. Robinson) Rabeler & R. L. Hartman, Sida. 21: 753. 2004.

Brittle sandwort

Arenaria nuttallii Pax var. gracilis B. L. Robinson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 29: 304. 1894; A. nuttallii subsp. gracilis (B. L. Robinson) Maguire; Minuartia nuttallii subsp. gracilis (B. L. Robinson) McNeill

Leaves tightly appressed to occasionally arcuate-spreading; blade 5-7 mm, apex spinescent. Flowers: sepals 1(-3)-veined, lanceolate (herbaceous portion lanceolate to often narrowly so), 4-5.7 mm, apex spinescent; petals 0.7-1 times as long as sepals.

Flowering spring-summer. Loose talus, sandy flats, barren rock; 2600-3800 m; Calif., Nev., Oreg.


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