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Miners Lettuce
portulaceae
claytonia perfoliata


jemgal
jemgal
Flower Petal # 7+
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Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb


portulaceae Family

claytonia Genus
Other Names for this Plant

miners lettuce


Location



san francisco, ca. Near the ocean. I see it all over Golden Gate Park

Physical Description
spade shaped with a bend. A smaller leaf grows from the center and from that a tiny white flower grows. Good raw in salads.

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General Information

leaves are unattached but grows with 5 Long stems (3-4")



miners lettuce
getting ready to sprout a flower



burrage
taken on thanksgiving 2011

Comment: Miners Lettuce, claytonia perfoliata

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gardengeek
gardengeek
December 01, 2011
Looks like Miner's Lettuce, and Borage
images.google.com search?q=miner%27s+lettuce
images.google.com search?q=borage

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