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"Claytonia perfoliata"




  1. photo Spring Greens: 5 Luscious Varieties to Plant NowSpring Greens: 5 Luscious Varieties to Plant NowArticle
    in 40 days. Even better, you can hack this green down to the stalk and it’ll keep on pushing out delicious new leaves. Claytonia Claytonia perfoliata (pictured at top) is a wild green native to the WestRead more
  2. photo It’s Easy To Be Weedy: 6 Backyard Greens To Chow Down OnIt’s Easy To Be Weedy: 6 Backyard Greens To Chow Down OnArticle
    , the time is now! Let’s raise a fork to new taste bud-tantalizing culinary explorations with these 6 highly touted (and oh-so-tasty) weedy sensations: Miner’s Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata ) 19th centuryRead more

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Claytonia perfoliata

Claytonia perfoliata (spring beauty, miner's lettuce, winter purslane, or Indian lettuce; syn. Montia perfoliata) is a fleshy annual plant native to the western mountain and coastal regions of North America from southernmost Alaska and central British Columbia south to Central America, but most common in California in the Sacramento and northern San Joaquin valleys.Claytonia perfoliata is a...More