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Arenaria digyna
Pink Family
Arenaria digyna Caryophyllaceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Arenaria digyna Willd. ex D.F.K. Schltdl
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  •Arenaria digyna (1)
  •Arenaria serpens (68)
  •Arenaria andicola (1)
  •Arenaria palustris (2)
  •Arenaria serpylloides (3)
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Image Author: ©2014 Marijn van den Brink
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 1st week of April

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
The name Arenaria serpens is confusing because it has been used for two different species. Arenaria serpens Fisch. ex Ser. is a plant found around Alaska and Japan and now has the name Minuartia arctica (Steven ex Ser.) Graebn. The species found in Patagonia, Arenaria serpens Kunth, now has the name Arenaria digyna Willd. ex D.F.K. Schltdl.
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