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Claytonia sarmentosa (Alaska springbeauty)
Weyand, Phyllis

Claytonia sarmentosa

Claytonia sarmentosa C.A. Mey.

Alaska Springbeauty

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Synonym(s): Montia sarmentosa

USDA Symbol: CLSA2

USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Spatulate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: BC

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Claytonia sarmentosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Claytonia sarmentosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Claytonia sarmentosa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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