mountain sandwort

Arenaria montana

  • mountain sandwort
  • mountain sandwort
  • Flower name
    mountain sandwort
  • Scientific name
    Arenaria montana
  • Aliasmountain sandwort
  • Place of originPortugal from the Pyrenees
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is mountain sandwort

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.


  • Order
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Caryophyllales
  • Genus
    Arenaria
  • Species
    A. montana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen perennial
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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