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Sabulina nuttallii var. fragilis
brittle sandwort, brittle stichwort

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Benton and Grant counties in Washington; disjunct in central Washington, otherwise from central Oregon to California and Nevada.

Habitat: Sagebrush hills.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Sabulina nuttallii (Pax) Dillenb. & Kadereit var. fragilis (Maguire & A.H. Holmgren) Dillenb. & Kadereit
Publication: Taxon 63(1): 87. 2014.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Arenaria nuttallii Pax ssp. fragilis Maguire & A.H. Holmgren
Arenaria nuttallii Pax var. fragilis (Maguire & A.H. Holmgren) C.L. Hitchc. [HC]
Minuartia nuttallii (Pax) Briquet ssp. fragilis (Maguire & A.H. Holmgren) McNeill
Minuartia nuttallii (Pax) Briquet var. fragilis (Maguire & A.H. Holmgren) Rabeler & R.L. Hartm. [FNA5]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sabulina nuttallii var. fragilis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Sabulina nuttallii var. fragilis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Sabulina nuttallii var. fragilis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sabulina nuttallii var. fragilis photos.

USDA Plants: Sabulina nuttallii var. fragilis information.

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