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

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Claytonia saxosa
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Claytonia
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.4 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Montia saxosa
More information about  Claytonia saxosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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