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Claytonia scammaniana

Claytonia scammaniana Hultén

Scamman's Spring Beauty, Scamman's Springbeauty, Scammanís Claytonia

Portulacaceae (Purslane family)

Synonym(s): Claytonia porsildii, Montia scammaniana


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


Canada: YT
Native Habitat: Talus and scree slopes on serpentine.

Web Reference

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


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

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