Calflora
Taxon  Report   2250    
Claytonia saxosa  Brandegee
Brandegee's spring beauty,  Brandegee's springbeauty
Claytonia saxosa
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Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Claytonia saxosa
© 2010 Norman Jensen
Claytonia saxosa
© 2015 John Doyen
Claytonia saxosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Claytonia saxosa
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Claytonia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Serpentine affinity: 4.4; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Montia saxosa
More information about  Claytonia saxosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLSA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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