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|Family: Montiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Claytonia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Claytonia parviflora Hook.
Habit: Annual. Stem: 1--30 cm, spreading to erect. Leaf: basal 1--18 cm, linear to narrowly oblanceolate, blade gradually tapered to petiole, tip obtuse to acute; cauline free (or +- fused on 1 side), < 6 cm, linear (elliptic to diamond-shaped), or fused +- into < 5 cm diam, round or +- square disk. Inflorescence: stalked or not, open or dense, 1-bracted at base; flowers 3--40. Flower: sepals 1.5--4 mm; petals 1--6 mm, white or +- pink. Fruit: 1.5--4 mm. Seed: 1.2--2.3 mm, ovate to round, shiny, smooth.
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Kenton L. Chambers
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Claytonia palustris
Next taxon: Claytonia parviflora subsp. grandiflora
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Kenton L. Chambers 2016. Claytonia parviflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19631, accessed on July 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 25, 2016.