Patagonia Wildflowers
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water blinks
Montia fontana
Montia fontana
water blinks Claytonia/Lewisia
Montia fontana Montiaceae
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English common names
  •water blinks
  •annual water miner's-lettuce
Spanish common names
  •regajo
  •boruja
  •​ maruja
  •coruja
accepted scientific name
  •Montia fontana L.
rules for finding collection records
  Montia fontana (24)
family name
  • Montiaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.08 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 3rd week of April

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Aquatic
Wetland
Sand
Salt Marsh
Rocky
Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Forest
Native Plant Status
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native Not Present