Taxon  Report   2237 
Claytonia megarhiza  (A. Gray) S. Watson
alpine springbeauty, fell fields claytonia
Claytonia megarhiza, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: MONTIACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Claytonia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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CNPS: Claytonia bellidifolia
 Information about  Claytonia megarhiza  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLME)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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