Cardionema ramosissimum

Sand mat

  • Height:   under 1 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   green
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • 2714
  • 2715

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Cardionema ramosissimum

Common Name:Sand mat

Cardionema ramosissimum, a angiosperm, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Del Norte, Humboldt, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sonoma, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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