Claytonia umbellata S.Watson
  • Botany [Fortieth Parallel]
  • Great Basin claytonia


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Claytonia umbellata S.Watson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000609198. Accessed on: 24 Oct 2021'

General Information

Plants perennial, with globose tubers 10-50 mm diam., mature plants rhizomatous; periderm 5-20 mm. Stems 2-25 cm. Leaves: basal leaves somtimes absent, petiolate, 5-25 cm, blade elliptic to rhombic, 1-3 × 0.2-2 cm; cauline leaves petiolate, blade elliptic to ovate 1.5-5 × 1-3 cm, abruptly tapered at base. Inflorescences ebracteate. Flowers 8-14 mm diam.; sepals 5-7 mm; petals pink to magenta, 6-12 mm; ovules 6. Seeds 1-2 mm, smooth and shiny; elaiosome 1 mm or less. 2n = 16.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Great Basin 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).