Taxon  Report   2244 
Claytonia perfoliata  Willd.
Miner s lettuce,  Miner's lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata
© 2009 John W. Wall
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Claytonia perfoliata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Claytonia perfoliata
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Claytonia perfoliata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Claytonia perfoliata
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Claytonia perfoliata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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