Eremogone
sandwort
4 species
6 subspecies and varieties
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Eremogone aculeataneedle-leaf sandwort, prickly sandwort
Distribution: Southeast Washington and northeast Oregon east to Beaverhead County, Montana, south to Nevada, Utah, and northeast California.
Habitat: Gravelly sagebrush-covered hills at 6000 feet elevation to rocky alpine slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Eremogone capillarismountain sandwort, thread-leaved sandwort
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to northern Oregon and northern Nevada, east to Alberta and Montana.
Habitat: Sagebrush plains to rocky subalpine slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
var. americana – fescue sandwort, thread-leaved sandwort
Eremogone congestaballhead sandwort, capitate sandwort
Distribution: Okanogan County, Washington, south on the east side of the Cascades to Oregon and the Sierra Nevada of California, east to the Rockies.
Habitat: Sagebrush desert to alpine slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
var. cephaloidea – ballhead sandwort, sharptip sandwort
var. congesta – ballhead sandwort
var. prolifera – ballhead sandwort
Eremogone frankliniiFranklin's sandwort
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington; Washington to Oregon, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Sand dunes, scabland, and sagebrush slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
var. franklinii – Franklin's sandwort
var. thompsonii – Thompson's sandwort