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Showy Rock Montia

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The Carr Fire in Northern California has already consumed over 200,000 acres and is still not contained. Unfortunately Whiskeytown National Recreation Area was almost completely burned. It will be years before this beautiful national treasure is restored. Thankfully Leonard and … Continue reading

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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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