Claytonia palustris Swanson & Kelley
  • Madroño
  • Marsh claytonia


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Claytonia palustris Swanson & Kelley. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000609064. Accessed on: 26 Oct 2021'

General Information

Plants perennial, rhizomatous, stoloniferous; periderm absent. Stems 10-60 cm. Leaves: basal leaves petiolate, 8-30 cm, blade oblanceolate, 6-12 × 0.1-1 cm; cauline leaves distinctly petiolate, unequal, blade linear to spatulate, 3-15 cm. Inflorescences multi-bracteate; bracts 3-10 mm. Flowers 8-14 mm diam.; sepals 4-6 mm; petals candy-striped, white, or pink, 6-10 mm; ovules 6. Seeds (1-)3, 2-3 mm diam., shiny and smooth; elaiosome 1-2 mm. 2n = 12.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Marsh 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).