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(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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In addition to the usual spinach and kale, we've had great success growing lettuce under cover, and we've discovered that lesser-known salad greens, such as mache (also known as corn salad) and claytonia, with its small, delicate flowers, really spruce up salad when tomatoes and cucumbers aren't available.
But the hardy souls in Zones 3 (the frigid mountains of Vermont) will find that these five crops - spinach, scallions, mache, claytonia, and carrot--will be dependably harvested all winter from a cold frame, and only mache during the coldest periods.
Miller, "Pollination effectiveness of specialist and generalist visitors to a north carolina population of Claytonia virginica," Ecology, vol.
150g mixed salad leaves (mizuna, rocket, baby chard, cress and claytonia)
There are a host of other leaves - mizuna, chicory, endive, claytonia, sorrel and spinach - that can all be used this way.
Claytonia, a rosetteforming plant, was a treatment to promote forgiveness.
Over the years, we've experimented with some 30 different vegetables in our winter garden, including arugula, beet greens, carrots, chard, chicory, claytonia, collards, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, matche, mizuna, mustard greens, parsley, radicchio, radish, scallions, sorrel, spinach, tatsoi and turnips.
0.6 [+ or -] 0.1 1.1 [+ or -] 0.2 Wyethia helianthoides 3.3 [+ or -] 0.6 Zigadenus venenosus 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 FORB--ANNUAL/PERENNIAL Claytonia perfoliata ssp.
Claytonia The Buck Clayton Legacy Band YOU could call this a jazz tribute band but it's much more special than that.
Continue to sow salad plants such as rocket, lamb''s lettuce and claytonia. If you want baby leaves, don''t thin them out, just snip off the leaves when they a suitable size.
Some greens we chose for the hoop house are Claytonia, mache, and arugula.
She includes humorous but useful asides, as in "A Year in the Life of My Grow Lights," and encourages the reader to look beyond the limited grocery store varietals and employ hardy counterparts like tatsoi, claytonia, and mAcentsche.