Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Montia diffusa (Nutt.) Greene

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

Taxon Page:

Name: Montia diffusa (Nutt.) Greene Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Francisc. 181. 1891
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Spreading minerslettuce

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual

= Claytonia diffusa Nutt.
= Limnalsine diffusa (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 diffusa (Nutt.) Greene
Map for Montia diffusa (Nutt.) Greene
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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1) Montia flagellaris (Bong.) B.L. Rob. [98]
2) Montia fontana L. [410]
3) Montia fontana L. ssp. amporitana auct. non Sennen [129]
4) Montia fontana L. var. lamprosperma (Cham.) Fenzl [103]
5) Montia fontana L. var. variabilis (Walters) Kozhevn. [132]
6) Montia howellii S. Watson [151]
7) Montia parvifolia (Moc. ex DC.) Greene ssp. flagellaris (Bong.) Ferris [226]
8) Montia perfoliata (Donn ex Willd.) Howell var. parviflora (Douglas ex Hook.) Jeps. [127]
9) Montia sibirica (L.) Howell var. bulbifera (A. Gray) B.L. Rob. [98]
10) Montrichardia arborescens (L.) Schott [170]

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