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Arenaria norvegica subsp. anglica G. Halliday

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Common Name - English Sandwort

 

 

Native 

 

 

Protected under schedule 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) 

 

 

Unscented Leaves 

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Description

A small annual or biennial herb.

Habitats
Mountain rocks
Bare ground
Habitat Notes

Bare peaty soil on limestone pavement

Life History
Annual
Biennial
UK distribution

Only found in Yorkshire (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during May, June, July, August, September and October.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is white in colour.

Chromosome Number (2N)

80