Taxon  Report   2238    
Claytonia nevadensis  S. Watson
Sierra spring beauty,  Sierra springbeauty
Claytonia nevadensis
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Claytonia nevadensis
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Claytonia nevadensis
© 2007 Steve Matson
Claytonia nevadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Claytonia nevadensis
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Genus: Claytonia
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Claytonia chenopodina
ICPN: Montia alpina
More information about  Claytonia nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).