Taxon  Report   2232    
Claytonia exigua  Torr. & A. Gray  ssp. exigua 
Little spring beauty,  Serpentine springbeauty, Viridis
Claytonia exigua ssp. exigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Claytonia
Parent: Claytonia exigua
Serpentine affinity: 3.4; (strong indicator)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Montia spathulata
JEF + PLANTS: Montia spathulata var. spathulata
JEF + PLANTS: Montia spathulata var. rosulata
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More information about  Claytonia exigua ssp. exigua
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Apr 09, 2020).