Calflora
Observation  Detail
Plant Name   Claytonia rubra ssp. rubra
Red stemmed miner's lettuce
Observer John Rawlings, Ken Hickman    PROFILE
Date 2016-02-28
Source:CNPS-SCV-LR (Locally Rare)
County Santa Clara What Grows Here?
Coordinates 37.15819, -121.88766
LOCATION CLOSEUP
Elevation 793 meters
Location Description Sierra Azul Open Space (MROSD) - Mt. Umunhum
Notes Mt. Umunhum Summit Trail. 37.15819 -121.88766; 786 meters. Error radius 8m; WGS84. Along trail through chaparral, forest and woodland, usually growing with Claytonia parviflora, with which it apparently intergrades. These plants growing at edge of Adenostoma fasciculatum, Arctostaphylos crustacea ssp. crustacea, Eriodictyon californicum where chaparral transitions to mixed evergreen forest. Widely separated colonies, sometimes locally abundant, of reddish-tinted annuals. Seeds shiny black with exerted, white appendage from notch; leaf blades 1-2 cm long and wide, more or less diamond shaped; petals pinkish 2-3 mm, inf. subtended by perfoliate cauline leaf.
# of Plants 101 - 1000
Calflora ID po131887
Added 2019-05-15 Plant Observation Entry
GroupLocal Rarity, Uncommon etc Santa Cruz Mtns (MROSD properties)
Location Quality HIGH (2)
Error Radius 15  meters
ContextOther Plant Observations at this location
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