Calflora
Taxon  Report   5689 
Montia parvifolia  (DC.) E. Greene
Littleleaf minerslettuce,  Showy rock montia
Montia parvifolia
© 2015 John Doyen
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Montia parvifolia
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Montia parvifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Montia parvifolia, 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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Montia parvifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: MONTIACEAE   (PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Montia
Communities:
Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Montia parvifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOPA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2017).

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