Patagonia Wildflowers
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Curnow's curse
Calandrinia compressa
Calandrinia compressa
Curnow's curse Claytonia/Lewisia
Calandrinia compressa Montiaceae
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English common name
  •Curnow's curse
Spanish common name
  •lengua de serpiente
accepted scientific name
  •Calandrinia compressa Schrad. ex DC.
rules for finding collection records
  •Calandrinia compressa (87)
family name
  • Montiaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Dick Culbert
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of August thru end of November

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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