Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. Updated February 2018.
Scientific name: Moehringia lateriflora (L.) Fenzl; old Arenaria lateriflora L.
Common name(s): bluntleaf sandwort, blunt-leaved sandwort, grove sandwort, blunt-leaved grove-sandwort, wood sandwort
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- 2-10 inches
– may be confused with M. macrophylla, which is rare in New England and listed as absent in ME; see left sidebar on Go Botany webpage
-meadows and fields
Go Botany. “Moehringia Lateriflora (L.) Fenzl.” Moehringia Lateriflora (Blunt-Leaved Grove-Sandwort): Go Botany, 2021, gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/moehringia/lateriflora/.
Connetitcut Botanical Society. “Grove Sandwort (Blunt-Leaved Sandwort) .” Moehringia Lateriflora, 2015, www.ct-botanical-society.org/Plants/view/391.