Taxon  Report   2235 
Claytonia lanceolata  Pursh
Lanceleaf springbeauty,  Western spring beauty, Western springbeauty
Claytonia lanceolata
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Claytonia lanceolata
© 2011 Lexine Long
Claytonia lanceolata
© 2008 Chris Wagner
Claytonia lanceolata, 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.

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Claytonia lanceolata
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Claytonia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Claytonia lanceolata var. peirsonii
More information about  Claytonia lanceolata
Jepson eFlora

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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 26, 2016).

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