Arenaria serpyllifolia var. tenuior

Mertens & W. D. J. Koch in J. C. Röhling et al.

in J. C. Röhling et al., Deutschl. Fl. ed. 3, 3: 266. 1831

Synonyms: Arenaria leptoclados (Reichenbach) Gussone Arenaria serpyllifolia subsp. leptoclados (Reichenbach) Nyman Arenaria serpyllifolia var. leptoclados Reichenbach
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 56.
Sepals 2–3 mm, not enlarging in fruit. Capsules cylindric to cylindric-ovoid, not significantly broader at base (walls nearly straight). Seeds ca. 0.4 mm. 2n = 20 (Europe).

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Roadsides, open, sandy or rocky, disturbed sites
Elevation: 0-400 m


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Ark., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ky., La., Miss., Mo., N.C., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va., Europe, w Asia, n Africa, introduced in Australia.


Variety tenuior is to be expected elsewhere.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.