Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Montia dichotoma (Nutt.) Howell

MONTIACEAE Family selection - Miner's lettuce family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Montia dichotoma (Nutt.) Howell Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Erythea 1: 36. 1893
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Dwarf minerslettuce

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual

= Claytonia dichotoma Nutt.
= Montiastrum dichotomum (Nutt.) Rydb.


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: -
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Montiaceae
Genus: Montia

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Montia dichotoma (Nutt.) Howell
Map for Montia dichotoma (Nutt.) Howell
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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