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Claytonia  lanceolata Pursh   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Claytonia  lanceolata Pursh 
SynonymsClaytonia caroliniana var. lanceolata (Pursh) S.Watson
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
snow patches
Altitude500-3000m
Description corm globular, basal leaves linear to lanceolate, stem leaves sessile, ovate to narrowly lanceolate, inflorescence with single bract, flowers 8-14mm across
Size1-10cm
Colordark pink, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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