Moehringia lateriflora (Arenaria lateriflora)

Moehringia lateriflora (Arenaria lateriflora)


Grove Sandwort Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 2″-8″
Color: White
Blooms: May-June
Flowers: The upright flowers have 5 round petals. They grow one to a branch on a very slender stem.
Leaves: The opposite leaves are 1/2″ – 1″ long and oval.

Suggested Uses:

Makes a lovely, low-growing, ground cover with it’s  delicate, bridal wreath-like flowers. This sweet plant flowers mid to late spring. It will cascade over walls and through stone work. Grows in moist to dry woodlands, forests and riverbanks. Grows well in sandy soils. An excellent choice for shoreline restoration!

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses:
Food Uses:
Other Uses:  Should be used more often in wooded shoreline projects!
More Info:
Other Names: USDA PLANTS Database profile page

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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