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Montia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20403

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): miner's lettuce [English]
    water chickweed [English]
    minerslettuce [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                               GenusMontia L. – miner's lettuce, water chickweed, minerslettuce  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Montia bostockii (A.E. Porsild) S.L. Welsh – Bostock's minerslettuce 
                                  Species Montia chamissoi (Ledeb. ex Spreng.) Greene – water minerslettuce, water Indianlettuce, water miner's lettuce, toadlily 
                                  Species Montia dichotoma (Nutt.) Howell – dwarf minerslettuce 
                                  Species Montia diffusa (Nutt.) Greene – spreading minerslettuce 
                                  Species Montia fontana L. – Fountain miner's lettuce, annual water minerslettuce 
                                  Species Montia howellii S. Watson – Howell's montia, Howell's minerslettuce 
                                  Species Montia linearis (Douglas ex Hook.) Greene – narrowleaf minerslettuce, narrowleaf Indianlettuce 
                                  Species Montia parvifolia (Moc. ex DC.) Greene – littleleaf minerslettuce 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Montia   
  Source: Portulacaceae s.l. of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Montia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Montia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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