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Claytonia parviflora ssp. viridis

Claytonia parviflora Douglas ex Hook. ssp. viridis (Davidson) John M. Mill. & K.L. Chambers

Davidsonís Indian-lettuce, Green Miner's Lettuce, Streambank Springbeauty

Portulacaceae (Purslane family)

Synonym(s): Claytonia perfoliata ssp. viridis, Claytonia spathulata var. viridis, Montia spathulata var. viridis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Decomposed granite or sandstone.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Claytonia parviflora ssp. viridis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Claytonia parviflora ssp. viridis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Claytonia parviflora ssp. viridis


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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