Thread-Leaved Sandwort is a small perennial that grows in loose mats. It has slender stems, hair-like leaves, and small white flowers.
|Height and Spread
||Up to 30 cm tall.
||Up to 20 cm spread.
|Light and Water
||Grows in both open and shaded areas, though is often shaded due to its small size.
||Will grow in dry to moderately moist conditions from low to sub-alpine elevations.
||While ethnobotanical information on Thread-Leaved Sandwort is limited, the term ‘wort’ is often given to plants with medicinal value.
||Thread-Leaved Sandwort is not a vital wildlife species, though its matting quality and abundance of flowers provide food and habitat for some species of wildlife.
||This plant is quite beautiful with its sharply contrasted dark green foliage and white flowers. It can be grown in dry conditions, providing a unique look from many other dryland species.
||The common name ‘Thread-Leaved’ refers to the very slender, hair-like leaves that this plant produces.
||Thread-Leaved Sandwort can be propagated by seed.