Taxon  Report   2248    
Claytonia rubra  (Howell) Tidestr.  ssp. depressa  (A. Gray) John M. Mill. & K. L. Chambers
Red stemmed spring beauty,  Redstem springbeauty
Claytonia rubra ssp. depressa
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Claytonia rubra ssp. depressa
© 2010 Dana York
Claytonia rubra ssp. depressa
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Claytonia rubra ssp. depressa, 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 rubra ssp. depressa
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Genus: Claytonia
Parent: Claytonia rubra
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Claytonia parviflora var. depressa
PLANTS: Claytonia perfoliata var. depressa
PLANTS: Montia perfoliata var. depressa
More information about  Claytonia rubra ssp. depressa
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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).