: any of a genus (Arenaria) of low tufted herbs of the pink family growing usually in dry sandy regions
Examples of sandwort in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebLook for low-growing Southwestern Lewisia, brilliant yellow mountain dandelions, wood betony and delicate Fendler’s sandwort growing among pine needles and limestone boulders.
Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, 7 May 2021 Kinter recently spotted penstemon, paintbrush, buckbrush, horsemint (a variety of bee balm), sandwort and wooly sunflower (also known as Oregon sunshine).
Anna Webb, idahostatesman, 10 July 2017
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