Arenaria serpyllifolia L.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*EGU, *GipP, *OtP, *WaP, *WPro.

Arenaria serpyllifolia is a variable species and nine subspecies have been recognised that have been variously regarded as synonymous with other subspecies, treated as varieties, or erected as separate species. Only the nominate subspecies has been recorded in Victoria. Profile provided under subspecies.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-02-03
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Caryophyllanae
genus Arenaria
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Arenaria serpyllifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Arenaria serpyllifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Otway Plain present naturalised
Warrnambool Plain present introduced
East Gippsland Uplands present introduced
Wilsons Promontory present naturalised

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales