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Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica (Siberian springbeauty)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica

Claytonia sibirica L. var. sibirica

Siberian Springbeauty

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Synonym(s): Montia sibirica


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

see also Claytonia sibirica


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Leaf: Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


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

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 sibirica var. sibirica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica


Record Modified: 2023-01-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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