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Alpine Springbeauty (Claytonia megarhiza)

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Claytonia Megarhiza, or more commonly know as Alpine Springbeauty, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Claytonia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Claytonia Megarhiza or Alpine Springbeauty's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Claytonia
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 7(FACU-) 8(FACU-) 9(FACU) 0(UPL)




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