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Moehringia trinervia (L.) Clairv.

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Common Name - Three-nerved Sandwort

 

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Description of Genus

Annual, biennial or perennial herbs with simple, opposite leaves. The flowers are white, with either 4 or 5 simple petals.

Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Inflorescence of Moehringia trinervia
Gordon Young
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during May and June.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is white in colour.

Worldwide distribution

Europe
West-Asia

Chromosome Number (2N)

24

Latin Synonyms


Arenaria trinervia