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Cistanthe picta
Cistanthe picta Montiaceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Cistanthe picta (Gilg ex Arn.) Carolin ex Hershk.
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  •Cistanthe picta (61)
  •Calandrinia picta (26)
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Image Author: ©2016 Dean Kelch
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.7 inches
Number of petals: 7
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of November thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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