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Claytonia sibirica (Siberian springbeauty)
Cressler, Alan

Claytonia sibirica

Claytonia sibirica L.

Siberian Springbeauty, Siberian Miners Lettuce

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)


USDA Symbol: CLSI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

Siberian Minerís Lettuce is a member of the purslane family (family Portulacaceae). Purlsanes are herbs, often succulent, with delicate flowers.
Flowers: radially symmetrical, borne single or in branched clusters; sepals usually 2, united or separate;


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


USA: AK , CA , ID , MA , MT , OR , WA
Canada: BC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

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


Record Modified: 2015-07-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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