Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia - thyme-leaved sandwort - Caryophyllaceae
Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia
© Paul Hackney
Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia
© Graham Day
Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

A generally small annual or biennial plant with small leaves and white flowers of dry and freely-drained soils, dunes, walls, rock faces etc. Generally commoner than the similar subspecies leptoclados. The two subspecies are separated by the shape of the seed capsules.

All names: Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia