Calflora
Taxon  Report   2246    
Claytonia perfoliata  Donn ex Willd.  ssp. perfoliata 
Claytonia,  Miner's lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2018 Ken Lunders
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
© 2018 Gary McDonald
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Claytonia
Parent: Claytonia perfoliata
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Claytonia perfoliata var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Limnia perfoliata
PLANTS: Montia perfoliata
More information about  Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLPEP)

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 18, 2018).

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