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Minuartia uniflora (Walter) Mattf.
oneflower stitchwort

General Information
Symbol: MIUN
Group: Dicot
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name
MIAL6 Minuartia alabamensis (McCormick, Bozeman & Spongberg) Wyatt
STUN Stellaria uniflora Walter
ARBR4 Arenaria brevifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
ARUN3 Arenaria uniflora (Walter) Muhl.
ARAL11 Arenaria alabamensis McCormick, Bozeman & Spongberg
SABR17 Sabulina brevifolia (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Small
SAUN6 Sabulina uniflora (Walter) Small


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Caryophyllaceae – Pink family
Genus Minuartia L. – stitchwort
Species Minuartia uniflora (Walter) Mattf. – oneflower stitchwort

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
North Carolina
single-flowered sandwort

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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