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Minuartia obtusiloba
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Scientific classification

Cherleria obtusiloba
Arenaria obtusiloba
Lidia obtusiloba

Minuartia obtusiloba is a perennial alpine herb known by the common names alpine sandwort and twinflower stitchwort. It is native to the mountains of western North America from the High Sierra of California to the Colorado Rockies north to Alaska. Its range may extend into far eastern Russia. This is a low plant forming mats or clumps and bearing small thimble-shaped flowers with curving white petals.

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