|Scientific Name||Minuartia drummondii (Arenaria drummondii, Mononeuria nuttallii)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||MIDR|
|Common Name||Drummond's Stitchwort, Sandwort||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||19992|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy soils in grassy ares of pastures, edges of fields and woodlands.
Plant: Low, upright clumped annual, 8 inches tall; stems covered with glandular hairs.
Leaves: Opposite, oblanceolate to oblong-lanceolate blades with single vein; blades up to 1-1/4 inches long and 3/16-inch wide, smaller upwards and stalkless; tips pointed and may be purplish or green.
Inflorescence: White flowers usually in pairs in open cymes, about 1 inch or more across, 5 veined petals deeply notched at tips and much larger than sepals; yellow stamens.
Bloom Period: February to June.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by G. Ajilvsgi and SEINet.
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