Claytonia sarmentosa C.A.Mey.
  • Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou
  • Creeping spring beauty


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Claytonia sarmentosa C.A.Mey. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000609140. Accessed on: 25 Oct 2021'

General Information

Plants perennial, with minute, tuberous body, producing rhizomes and stolons; rhizomes 0.5-3 mm diam.; periderm absent. Stems 1-20 cm. Leaves: basal leaves 1-15 cm, blade elliptic to spatulate, 1-8 × 1-2 cm; cauline leaves sessile, blade lanceolate to ovate, 2 times or less longer than broad, 1-2 cm. Inflorescences ebracteate. Flowers 15-20 mm diam.; sepals 6-8 mm; petals pink to magenta with yellow blotch at base, 10-16 mm; ovules 6. Seeds (1-)6, 2-4 mm, shiny and smooth; elaiosome prominent, 2-3 mm. 2n = 10, 12, 16, 24.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Creeping spring beauty

     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).