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Claytonia lanceolata Pursh[FNA4, HC, HC2]
lanceleaf springbeauty

Publication: Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 175, plate 3. 1814.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA5: "Some differences of opinion exist regarding the relationships of Claytonia lanceolata and C. rosea. The work of D. K. Halleck and D. Wiens (1966) and J. S. Shelly et al. (1998) provides ample justification for their recognition as distinct species."


» Douglas, G. W. and R. J. Taylor. 1972. The biosystematics, chemotaxonomy, and ecology of Claytonia lanceolata in western Washington. Canad. Journal of Botany 50: 2177-2187.
» Halleck, D. K. and D. Wiens. 1966. Taxonomic status of Claytonia rosea and C. lanceolata (Portulacaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53: 205-212.
» Shelly, J. S., P. Lesica, P. G. Wolf, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 1998. Systematic studies and conservation status of Claytonia lanceolata var. flava (Portulacaceae). MadroƱo 45: 64-74.
» Stewart, D. and D. Wiens. 1971. Chromosome races in Claytonia lanceolata (Portulacaceae). American Journal of Botany 58: 41-47.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Claytonia caroliniana Michx. var. piersonii (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) B. Boivin
Claytonia lanceolata Pursh ssp. chrysantha (Greene) Ferris
Claytonia lanceolata Pursh var. chrysantha (Greene) C.L. Hitchc.[HC]
Claytonia lanceolata Pursh var. idahoensis R.J. Davis
Claytonia lanceolata Pursh var. lanceolata[HC]
Claytonia lanceolata Pursh var. piersonii Munz & I.M. Johnst.
Claytonia sessilifolia (Torr.) Henshaw