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Noun: sandwort  'sand,wurt
  1. Loosely matted plant with moss-like foliage studded with tiny starry four-petalled white blossoms; mountains of central and southern Europe
    - Moehringia mucosa
  2. Low-growing herb having clusters of small white four-petalled flowers
    - Moehringia lateriflora
  3. Low-growing chiefly perennial plant usually with small white flowers suitable for e.g. rock gardens

Derived forms: sandworts

Type of: flower

Part of: Arenaria, genus Arenaria, genus Moehringia, Moehringia

Encyclopedia: Sandwort