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Miner’s Lettuce

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Miner’s lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata) closely resembles streambank spring beauty (Claytonia parviflora¬† – see 04/22/2015). The most obvious field difference between the two plants is that miner’s lettuce has spade shaped leaf blades while streambank spring beauty’s basal leaves are narrow … Continue reading

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Streambank Spring Beauty

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Streambank spring beauty (Claytonia parviflora) closely resembles its cousin, miner’s lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata): both plants have basal (arise from the base of the stem) leaves¬† and perfoliate (leaf surrounds the stem) cauline (stem) leaves as well as five-petaled white to … Continue reading

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