Claytonia


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claytonia

(kleɪˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Plants) any low-growing North American succulent portulacaceous plant of the genus Claytonia
[C18: named after John Clayton (1693–1773), American botanist]
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Noun1.claytonia - genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemesClaytonia - genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Carolina spring beauty, Claytonia caroliniana - similar to Claytonia virginica but having usually pink flowers; eastern North America
Clatonia lanceolata, spring beauty - small slender plant having one pair of succulent leaves at the middle of the stem and a loose raceme of white or pink or rose bowl-shaped flowers and an edible corm
Claytonia virginica, Virginia spring beauty - small cormous perennial grown for its low rosette of succulent foliage and racemes of pink-tinged white flowers; eastern North America
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There are a host of other leaves - mizuna, chicory, endive, claytonia, sorrel and spinach - that can all be used this way.
Continue to sow salad plants such as rocket, lamb''s lettuce and claytonia.
Replant immediately in a sunny site Give hardy geraniums a haircut with shears to help them stay compact Cut lavender for drying, just before the buds open fully, and tie them in loose bunches, hanging them upside down in a well-ventilated, warm spot When the foliage of garlic starts to yellow, the bulbs should be ready for lifting Continue to sow salad plants such as rocket, lamb''s lettuce and claytonia.
In a plot of unused land originally slated to be paved over, claytonia and cabbage pop up out of tilled soil.
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Claytonia The Buck Clayton Legacy Band YOU could call this a jazz tribute band but it's much more special than that.
Pollination effectiveness of specialist and generalist visitors to a North Carolina population of Claytonia virginica.
One of the most amazing greens in our winter garden is claytonia, or miner's lettuce.
Senior Claytonia Tarazi, whom Spoelstra said has worked hard throughout the summer, is the team's clear-cut No.
Winter purslane, which is also known as miner's lettuce or claytonia is, by contrast, slightly succulent, cool and a little bland but mixes well with the spicy vegetables.