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Geocarpon glabrum (Michaux) E.E. Schilling. Appalachian Sandwort. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Granitic flatrocks, other outcrops of granite, granitic gneiss, or other felsic gneisses and schists, in the mountains restricted to low or medium elevations. Dist: ME and NH south to w. GA (Jones & Coile 1988) and AL, primarily on the Piedmont and also in the Cumberlands (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Schilling et al (2022), in press; = Alsinopsis glabra (Michx.) Small – S13; = Arenaria glabra Michx. – GW2, W; = Arenaria groenlandica (Retz.) Spreng. var. glabra (Michx.) Fernald – C, F, G, RAB, Maguire (1951); = Minuartia glabra (Michx.) Mattf. – FNA5, Il, K1, K3, NE, Pa, Va; = Mononeuria glabra (Michx.) Dillenb. & Kadereit – K4, NY, Tn, Dillenberger & Kadereit (2014); = Porsildia groenlandica (Retz.) Á.Löve & D.Löve ssp. glabra (Michx.) Á.Löve & D.Löve; = Sabulina glabra (Michx.) Small – S

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷


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