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Claytonia saxosa  Brandegee
Brandegee's spring beauty,  Brandegee's springbeauty
Claytonia saxosa
© 2015 John Doyen
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Claytonia saxosa
© 2015 John Doyen
Claytonia saxosa
© 2010 Norman Jensen
Claytonia saxosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Claytonia saxosa
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Genus: Claytonia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Serpentine affinity: 4.4; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Montia saxosa
More information about  Claytonia saxosa
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).