Calflora
Taxon  Report   5689    
Montia parvifolia  (DC.) Greene
Littleleaf minerslettuce,  Showy rock montia
Montia parvifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Montia

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Montia parvifolia ssp. parvifolia
More information about  Montia parvifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOPA2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2019).