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Minuartia rubella (Wahlenb.) Hiern.

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Common Name - Mountain Sandwort

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Mountain rocks
Description of Genus

Annual or perennial herbs.

Flowers and buds of Minuartia rubella
John EdgingtonWhole plant of Minuartia rubella
John Edgington
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found only in Scotland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during July and August.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is white in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

USA
Beautiful Sandwort

Latin Synonyms


Tryphane rubella
Minuartia rossii
Arenaria verna
Arenaria rubella
Arenaria propinqua