Taxon  Report   2251    
Claytonia sibirica  L.
Candy flower,  Indian lettuce or candy flower, Siberian springbeauty
Claytonia sibirica
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Claytonia sibirica
© 2015 James Gonsman
Claytonia sibirica
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Claytonia sibirica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Claytonia sibirica
© 2014 Dee Warenycia
Genus: Claytonia
Communities: Redwood Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Claytonia sibirica var. bulbifera
ICPN: Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica
More information about  Claytonia sibirica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 20, 2019).