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Arenaria rubella

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Botanical Description

Tufted from a slender rootstock, forming dense neat cushions up to 10cm wide. Leaves dense, 3-10cm long, narrowly awl-shaped and prickle-tipped. Flowers white, about 5mm across, two to five on slender stems about 10cm tall, mid to late summer. Circumpolar, extending south into the mountains of western U.S.A., in dryish gravelly and rocky places and grassland up to 3000m.