Montia chamissoi

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Scientific Name Montia chamissoi USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Water Miner's Lettuce ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane. Wetlands and streamsides.
Plant: Erect or spreading perennial, thin, weak stem 2 to 8 inches long.
Leaves: Oblanceolate to rhombic or ovate, petiolate, opposite blades 1 to 2 inches long.
Inflorescence: White or pinkish flowers less than 3/4-inch across; 5 petals and stamens, 3 stigmas.
References: Descr. adapted from and SEINet
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