Taxon  Report   2245    
Claytonia perfoliata  Donn ex Willd.  ssp. mexicana  (Rydb.) John M. Mill. & K. L. Chambers
Southern miner's lettuce
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana
© 2013 Susan McDougall
Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana
© 2014 Susan McDougall
Genus: Claytonia
Parent: Claytonia perfoliata
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).