[Sandworts West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Beautiful Sandwort, Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort

Minuartia rubella

Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella

Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella)

Boreal sandwort as seen in talus atop Klahhane Ridge, Olympic National Forest...........July 27, 2014.

Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonym: Arenaria rubella)

Boreal sandwort as seen atop Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon.......May 21, 2009.


Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonym: Arenaria rubella)

Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonym: Arenaria rubella) - Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonym: Arenaria rubella)

Additional photos of boreal sandwort as seen atop Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon........May 21, 2009.

Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella)

Boreal sandwort as seen in scree atop Klahhane Ridge in Olympic National Park.......July 25, 2008.

Inflorescence of Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella) - Flower of Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella)

Close-ups of the flowers of boreal sandwort as seen on Angora Peak, northern Oregon coast........June 5, 2010.

Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella) - Boreal Sandwort, Boreal Stitchwort, Reddish Sandwort, Beautiful Sandwort: Minuartia rubella (Synonyms: Arenaria propinqua, Arenaria rubella, Arnenaria verna var. propinqua, Arenaria verna var. rubella, Minuartia rossii var. orthotrichoides, Tryphane rubella)

Boreal sandwort as seen in talus atop Klahhane Ridge, Olympic National Forest...........July 27, 2014.

Paul Slichter