Southern miner’s lettuce

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana

Claytonia perfoliata ssp. mexicana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.  It’s bloom period is April-May. This plant has known uses according to Wikipedia.

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additional informational links: Wikipedia , Calflora 

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