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Montiopsis umbellata
rock purslane Claytonia/Lewisia
Montiopsis umbellata Montiaceae
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English common name
  •rock purslane
Spanish common names
  •flor de la mistela
  •hierba del chancho
accepted scientific name
  •Montiopsis umbellata (Ruiz & Pav.) D.I. Ford
rules for finding collection records
  •Montiopsis umbellata (42)
  •Calandrinia umbellata (97)
family name
  •Montiaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Stan Shebs
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru second week of March

How Likely at this Location (65%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
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