Claytonia perfoliata Donn
FamilyPortulacaceae — APG family: Montiaceae
SynonymsMontia perifoliata (Donn) How., Limnia perfoliata (Donn) How.
DescriptionAnnual, glabrous; basal leaves petiolated, rhombic-ovate to elliptic-obovate; stem leaves connate, forming oblique, suborbicular disk; racemes elongate, sometimes with small bract; flowers more or less verticillate; sepals rounded-ovate or sub- orbicular; petals obovate, setose, clawed, white or pink.
EcologyShady places. Found introduced once at Unalaska; introduced also in Europe, eastern North America, and in the Southern Hemisphere. Described from the west coast of North America.
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.