Moehringia


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Noun1.Moehringia - low-growing herbs widely distributed in temperate and Arctic northern hemisphere: sandwortsMoehringia - low-growing herbs widely distributed in temperate and Arctic northern hemisphere: sandworts; distinguished from members of the genus Arenaria mainly by having four-petaled rather than five-petaled flowers
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
Moehringia lateriflora, sandwort - low-growing herb having clusters of small white four-petaled flowers
Moehringia mucosa, sandwort - loosely matted plant with moss-like foliage studded with tiny starry four-petaled white blossoms; mountains of central and southern Europe