Flower Database

mountain sandwort

Basic information
Flower Name
mountain sandwort
Formal Name
Arenaria montana
Alias
mountain sandwort
Habitat
Portugal from the Pyrenees
Morph
evergreen perennial
Comment
Mountain sandwort(Scientific classification : Arenaria montana)is native to Portugal from the Pyrenees and is a member of the family Caryophyllales . It is an evergreen perennial plant. In spring, it produces white flowers by growing conglomerates from the flower stalk. The flowers can also be purple in color.
Common name: Arenaria montana, Scientific name: Arenaria montana, :plant height: 15 to 20 cm, Leaf shape: ovate, Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf length: 1-3 cm, inflorescence: clustered inflorescence, Number of petals: 5, flower color: white, diameter: 2.5 cm, Flowering season: April to May, Number of stamens: 10, Number of columns: 3, fruit type: capsule.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Caryophyllales
Genus
Arenaria
Species
A. montana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Violet, White
Season
Apr May
Height
15  ~ 20  [cm]
Diameter
2.5  ~ 2.5