Claytonia megarhiza (A.Gray) Parry ex S.Watson
  • Bibl. Index N. Amer. Bot.
  • Fell-fields claytonia


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Claytonia megarhiza (A.Gray) Parry ex S.Watson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000609033. Accessed on: 23 Oct 2021'

General Information

Plants perennial, with stout, woody caudices; periderm 5-12 mm. Stems 5-25 cm. Leaves: basal leaves sessile, dilated at base into broad, succulent sheath, blade rhombic to oblanceolate, 2-10 × 0.4-2.8 cm, apex obtuse; cauline leaves sessile, blade oblanceolate, 2-10 × 2-5 mm. Inflorescences multibracteate; bracts subtending pedicels, apex obtuse. Flowers 12-20 mm diam; sepals 6-8 mm; petals white, pink, or rose, 5-20 × 3-8 mm; ovules 6. Seeds 2-3 mm diam., shiny and smooth; elaiosome 1 mm or less. 2n = 12, 16, 24, 32, 34, 36.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Fell-fields 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).