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Claytonia perfoliata  Donn ex Willd.  ssp. perfoliata 
Claytonia,   Miner's lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
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Parent: Claytonia perfoliata
Genus: Claytonia
Family: Montiaceae  
(Portulacaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSClaytonia perfoliata var. angustifolia
PLANTSLimnia perfoliata
JEF + PLANTSMontia perfoliata
JEFClaytonia perfoliata ssp. intermontana
Information about  Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLPEP)

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[wildflower.org] Characteristics, Bloom Info, Habitat: Plant Characteristics Duration: Annual , Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate Leaf Margin: Entire Leaf Apex: Obtuse Fruit Type: Capsule Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall. Bloom Information Bloom Color: White , Pink Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul Distribution USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY Canada: BC Native Habitat: Seasonally moist places in open to shady woods in the bottom lands to the lower mountains. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/22/2024).