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Key to Arenaria

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(For a list of species in Arenaria, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Annual; leaf blade ± ovate, veins generally 3–5 ..... A. serpyllifolia var. serpyllifolia

1' Perennial herb; leaf blade lanceolate to oblanceolate to linear or needle-shaped, vein ± 1

2. Flowers few to many in cyme, terminal or axillary; petals 1.5–3.5 mm; stem rounded, dull, hairs minute, down-curved ..... A. lanuginosa var. saxosa

2' Flower 1, axillary; petals 5–6 mm; stem angled or grooved, shiny, glabrous except at nodes ..... A. paludicola


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