Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 2291.1, Claytonia rubra  


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  Montiaceae Claytonia rubra
Scanned 9 November 2020.

Plants of Jefferson County Open Space
Jefferson County, Colorado

Claytonia rubra (T. J. Howell) Tidestrom.  Red-Stem Springbeauty.

South Valley Park, Jefferson County, Colorado. Between the Coyote Song Trail and the sandstone cliffs on the east side of the park, 4.81 km. west northwest of Chatfield Farms, Denver Botanic Garden. 39.5584N, 105.1415W. WGS 1984 Elev. 1826 m. Openings in Gambel oaks. Also collected here: Quercus gambelii, Mertensia lanceolata, Scutellaria brittonii, Collinsia parviflora, and Toxicoscordion paniculatum.

Collected by permit: Jefferson County Open Space, 2020, issued: Apr 13, 2020, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich 2291.1 20-May-2020

Coll. No. 2291.1, 20 May 2020, characters observed: Annuals to 7 cm., glabrous; Leaves, reddish in maturity, basal, petiole to 18 mm., blade trullate to rhomboid, 9 mm. × 9 mm. wide, cauline, a single pair, connate on one side; Flowers, 4 mm., pink; Seeds, 1.5 mm. × 1 mm. wide, shiny black, dimpled. Per FNANM likely subsp. depressa if infraspecific names are to be applied.

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