Minuartia michauxii
(Michaux's Stichwort)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Michaux's Stichwort, Stitchwort, Stiff Sandwort
    Synonyms: Arenaria macra, Arenaria michauxii, Arenaria stricta, Arenaria uliginosa, Minuopsis michauxii, Sabulina stricta
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - September
    Status: Native

Minuartia michauxii, or Michaux's Stichwort, is native an odd disjunct area of the US, found in the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest, the Ozarks and Central US and the Northeast. It is a perennial or annual that grows in dry, rocky areas, usually on cliffs and shorelines. It blooms in mid to late spring and early summer with small white flowers.

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