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rock purslane
Montiopsis umbellata
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 (108)
  •Calandrinia umbellata (51)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 Stan Shebs
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of November thru end of February

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Alpine Garden Soc.
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base