sandwort

Definitions of sandwort
  1. noun
    loosely matted plant with moss-like foliage studded with tiny starry four-petaled white blossoms; mountains of central and southern Europe
    synonyms: Moehringia mucosa
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    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  2. noun
    low-growing herb having clusters of small white four-petaled flowers
    synonyms: Moehringia lateriflora
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    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  3. noun
    low-growing chiefly perennial plant usually with small white flowers suitable for e.g. rock gardens
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    Arenaria groenlandica, mountain daisy, mountain sandwort, mountain starwort
    boreal or alpine sandwort
    Arenaria caroliniana, longroot, pine-barren sandwort
    deep-rooted perennial of southeastern United States
    Arenaria peploides, seabeach sandwort
    perennial succulent herb with small solitary axillary or terminal flowers
    Arenaria stricta, rock sandwort
    low perennial tufted plant of southeastern North America
    Arenaria serpyllifolia, thyme-leaved sandwort
    Eurasian annual sprawling plant naturalized throughout North America
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    flower
    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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