Claytonia ogilviensis


Canad. J. Bot. 50: 1895. 1972.

Common names: Ogilvie claytonia
EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 470. Mentioned on page 466.

Plants perennial, with napiform to globose tubers 10–25 mm diam., mature plants rhizomatous; periderm 5–12 mm. Stems 4–8 cm. Leaves: basal leaves often absent, petiolate, blade orbiculate, ca. as long as wide, 0.6–1 cm; cauline leaves petiolate, blade elliptic to ovate, 1–2.5 × 0.5–1.8 cm, abruptly contracted to petiole. Inflorescences umbellate clusters, multibracteate; bracts leaflike. Flowers 10–16 mm diam.; sepals 5–7 mm; petals bright purple, 8–14 mm. Seeds 2.4–2.5 mm diam.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Stony slopes, calcareous talus
Elevation: 1500 m


Of conservation concern.

Selected References


Lower Taxa