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White Flowers ( Low, Matted, or Creeping Plants )
Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae)

Mountain Sandwort
Arenaria spp.

Season: Spring/Summer
Habitat:
 Subalpine
Height:
 Up to 15 cm

Description: This easy to miss subalpine plant grows from a trailing stem. Periodically, from a clump of narrow, linear leaves, a single stem will sprout. The leaves are very tiny, usually shorter than 5 mm, and may be slightly spiny. The star-shaped, 5 petaled flowers have 10 stamens.

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