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Serpentine Springbeauty (Claytonia exigua)

Serpentine Springbeauty (Claytonia Exigua)
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Claytonia Exigua, or more commonly know as Serpentine 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 annual which means it grows for one season only. Claytonia Exigua or Serpentine Springbeauty's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Claytonia
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)

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