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Arctic Sandwort

Minuartia arctica


A low, mat-forming plant with very narrow, small leaves. The flowers are singular, on short stems, and have 5 petals. They are generally white, but occasionally slightly rosy.


Dry, gravelly and rocky alpine areas

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Alaska, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2011
Submitted on Jun 30, 2011

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