Botany Photo of the Day Arenaria grandiflora subsp. grandiflora

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Large-flowered sandwort is primarily native to mountainous regions bordering the western and central parts of the Mediterranean Sea. Aptly illustrated in the first photograph, the typical habitat is dry, rocky sites. These caespitose (growing in dense tufts) plants rarely exceed 20cm (8 in.) in height, adopting a typical alpine plant growth strategy of “grow low”. […]

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