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Claytonia acutifolia Pall. ex Schult. [excluded]

General Information
Symbol: CLAC6
Group: Dicot
Family: Portulacaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : None
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lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   





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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Portulacaceae – Purslane family
Genus Claytonia L. – springbeauty
Species Claytonia acutifolia Pall. ex Schult. [excluded]

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North America
Alaska FACU

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1. Claytonia acutifolia Pallas ex Willdenow in J. J. Roemer et al., Syst. Veg. 5: 436. 1819.

Siberian narrow-leaved claytonia

Claytonia acutifolia subsp. graminifolia Hultén; C. acutifolia var. graminifolia (Hultén) B. Boivin; C. eschscholtzii Chamisso

Plants perennial, with stout, woody caudices; periderm beige to reddish when dried, 1-20 mm. Stems 5-40 cm. Leaves: basal leaves flaring at base into broad, membranous sheath, or sheath absent, blade linear to linear-lanceolate or lanceolate, 5-18 × 0.3-1.4 cm, apex acute; cauline leaves sessile or petiolate, blade linear to lanceolate, 1-4 × 0.5-1 cm, apex acute. Inflorescences multibracteate; bracts linear to subulate, 5-10 mm, apex acute. Flowers 10-18 mm diam.; sepals 6-12 mm, apex acute; petals white or pink to bright rose with yellow blotches at base, or white, 10-14 × 4-10 mm; ovules 6. Seeds 2-6, 2-3 mm diam., shiny and smooth to tuberculate; elaiosome 1-2 mm. 2 n = 32.

Flowering Jun-Aug. Marshy ground in moss and lichen tundra and alder and birch thickets, scree and talus of mountain slopes; 0-2000 m; Alaska; Eurasia (Russia).

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