Minuartia californica facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMinuartia californica
Minuartia californica, commonly known as California sandwort, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae.
Minuartia californica is a small annual herb producing a hair-thin stem no more than 12 centimeters tall, in erect or spreading, branching form. The narrow leaves are just a few millimeters long and under 2 millimeters wide.
The tiny flower has five white petals and five veined, pointed sepals.
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