Claytonia sarmentosa C. A. Mey.
FamilyPortulacaceae — APG family: Montiaceae
SynonymsLimnia sarmentosa (C. A. Mey.) Rydb., Montia sarmentosa (C. A. Mey.) Robins.
DescriptionPlant with thin, filiform rootstock and filiform runners; basal leaves several, bbovate or spatulate, petiolated; stem leaves 2, opposite, sessile, broadly ovate, somewhat acute; inflorescence few-flowered, lacking bracts; sepals broadly ovate; vetals obovate, retuse, white or rose-colored.
EcologyRocky slopes, snow beds, in the mountains to at least 2,000 meters.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.