Claytonia perfoliata Willd. ssp. perfoliata

Miner's Lettuce
Montiaceae (Montia family)


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Click here for Latin name derivations: 1) Claytonia 2) perfoliata.
Pronunciation: klay-TONE-ee-a per-fo-lee-AY-ta.
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