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Montia fontana
annual water miner's-lettuce Claytonia/Lewisia
Montia fontana Montiaceae
common names
  annual water miner's-lettuce
  water chickweed
accepted scientific name
  Montia fontana L.
rules for finding collection records
  Montia fontana (1017)
  Montia lamprosperma (15)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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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 2nd week of February thru 3rd week of August

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Tony Valois NPS (10)
Wikimedia Commons (11)
Paul Slichter (6)
G.D.Carr (11)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (2)
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