Calflora
Taxon  Report   2231    
Claytonia exigua  Torr. & A. Gray
Little spring beauty,  Serpentine springbeauty
Claytonia exigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Claytonia
Subspecies and Varieties:

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
More information about  Claytonia exigua
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLEX2)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 13, 2020).