Claytonia arenicola - Henderson
Sand Springbeauty
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Claytonia arenicola Henderson (TSN 20384)
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.145915
Element Code: PDPOR03030
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Purslane Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Caryophyllales Portulacaceae Claytonia
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Claytonia arenicola
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G4
Global Status Last Reviewed: 16May1988
Global Status Last Changed: 16May1988
Rounded Global Status: G4 - Apparently Secure
Nation: United States
National Status: NNR

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States Idaho (SNR), Montana (S2), Oregon (SNR), Washington (SNR)

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Distribution
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U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States ID, MT, OR, WA

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State County Name (FIPS Code)
MT Sanders (30089)
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Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
17 Middle Clark Fork (17010204)+, Lower Flathead (17010212)+
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Ecology & Life History
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General Description: Sand Springbeauty is an annual with usually several lax to erect 5-15 cm long stems which arise from a slender taproot. The linear to narrowly spatulate leaves are 15-60 mm long and occur in a basal rosette; they are opposite on the lower stem. Foliage is glabrous. Several well-separated flowers are borne on spreading stalks that are up to 2 cm long and located at the top of the stem. Each flower has 5 pink-veined, white petals, that are 6-9 mm long; each flower also has 2 sepals that are ca. 2 mm long and 5 stamens. The fruit is a 3-seeded capsule that is approximately as long as the sepals.
Diagnostic Characteristics: C. DICHOTOMA and C. LINEARIS both have linear leaves, but they are alternate on the stem. C. SPATHULATA has petals that are less than 5 mm long.
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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Element Ecology & Life History Edition Date: 30Jun1995
Element Ecology & Life History Author(s): DDD

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  • Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

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