Claytonia arctica Adam
  • Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou
  • Arctic claytonia


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Claytonia arctica Adam. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000608877. Accessed on: 25 Oct 2021'

General Information

Plants perennial, with stout to slender, often fusiform, woody caudices; periderm 1-12 mm. Stems 1-10 cm. Leaves: basal leaves petiolate, often dilated at base, blade spatulate to elliptic, 2-15 × 0.5-1 cm, thinly herbaceous, apex obtuse; cauline leaves sessile, blade elliptic or oval, 0.5-2 × 0.5-1 cm. Inflorescences ebracteate. Flowers 12-20 mm diam.; sepals 6-8 mm; petals yellow or white with yellow blotch at base, 10-12 × 3-8 mm; ovules 6. Seeds 2-3 mm diam., shiny and smooth to tuberculate; elaiosome 1-2 mm. 2n = 10.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Arctic claytonia

     Information From

    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Flora of North America Association
    Montiaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).