Douglas' Sandwort, Minuartia douglasii.
Species from California, Arizona, Oregon
Common name: Douglas' stitchwort
Photographed on Azalea Hill, Marin Municipal Watershed District, Marin County, California
Minuartia douglasii is a species of flowering plant in the pink family known by the common name Douglas' stitchwort. It is native to the chaparral and oak woodlands in much of California, southern Oregon, and parts of Arizona. It is an annual herb growing to a maximum height of 30 centimeters with a slender green or purplish stem which sometimes has thin branches. The threadlike, curling leaves may be up to 4 centimeters long but are...