Taxon  Report   2251 
Claytonia sibirica  L.
Candy flower,  Indian lettuce or candy flower, Siberian springbeauty
Claytonia sibirica
© 2018 Adam Chasey
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Claytonia sibirica
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Claytonia sibirica
© 2008 Keir Morse
Claytonia sibirica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Claytonia sibirica
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Claytonia
Redwood Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Claytonia sibirica var. bulbifera
ICPN: Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica
More information about  Claytonia sibirica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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