Claytonia rubra subsp. depressa

(A. Gray) John M. Miller & K. L. Chambers

Novon 3: 270. 1993.

Common names: Cushion miner’s-lettuce
Endemic
Basionym: Claytonia parviflora var. depressa A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22: 281. 1887
Synonyms: Claytonia perfoliata var. depressa (A. Gray) Poellnitz Montia perfoliata var. depressa (A. Gray) Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 473.

Plants annual. Basal leaf-blades lanceolate, spatulate, rhombic, or ovate. Cauline leaves usually connate on only 1 side or perfoliate. 2n = 24, 36.


Phenology: Flowering Feb–Apr.
Habitat: Sand spits, fallow fields, shrublands
Elevation: 0-500 m

Distribution

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B.C., Calif., Idaho, Nev., Oreg., Utah, Wash.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
John M. Miller +
(A. Gray) John M. Miller & K. L. Chambers +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
Claytonia parviflora var. depressa +
sessile +  and perfoliate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
occasionally dentate;crisped +
ovate +, narrowly rhombic +  and ovate spatulate or trullate +
0.5cm +  and 1cm +
scale-like +
membranous +
whorled +  and opposite +
3 (?) +  and 2 (?) +
Cushion miner’s-lettuce +
B.C. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Nev. +, Oreg. +, Utah +  and Wash. +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
0-500 m +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Sand spits, fallow fields, shrublands +
terminal +  and axillary +
not articulate +
subrosulate +, rosulate +, alternate +, subopposite +  and opposite +
cauline +  and basal +
plurilocular +
globose +
connate +  and distinct +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Flowering Feb–Apr. +
red pigmentation +
capillary +
flattened +
dispersed +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
3 +  and 6 +
smooth +  and tuberculate +
rounded +
persistent +
unequal +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
decumbent +  and erect +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
Claytonia perfoliata var. depressa +  and Montia perfoliata var. depressa +
Claytonia rubra subsp. depressa +
Claytonia rubra +
subspecies +
not deciduous +
fleshy +  and succulent +
8 +, 7 +, 6 +  and 5 +