*Arenaria leptoclados (Reichenbach) Gussone. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia. The relative ranges, habitats, and abundance of the A. leptoclados and A. serpyllifolia are poorly known; additional herbarium work is needed.
Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia
Taxonomy Comments: This and A. serpyllifolia s.s. have been treated variously by workers in their native range and where introduced (as here). A. leptoclados is diploid (2n=20), whereas A. serpyllifolia is tetraploid (2n=40).
Synonymy: = K4, S, Va, Abuhadra (2000); = Arenaria serpyllifolia L. ssp. leptoclados (Rchb.) Nyman – Fl4, NE, WH3; = Arenaria serpyllifolia L. var. tenuior Mert. & W.D.J.Koch – Ar, C, F, FNA5, G, K3, Pa, Tn, Maguire (1951); < Arenaria serpyllifolia L. – GrPl, K1, RAB, W