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Montia fontana  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20404

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Montia funstonii Rydb.
    Montia hallii (A. Gray) Greene
    Montia lamprosperma Cham.
    Montia rivularis C.C. Gmel.
    Claytonia fontana (L.) R.J. Davis
    Montia dipetala Suksd.
    Montia minor C.C. Gmel.
    Montia verna Neck.
    Montia fontana ssp. fontana L.
    Montia fontana ssp. variabilis Walters
    Montia fontana ssp. amporitana auct. non Sennen
    Montia fontana var. lamprosperma (Cham.) Fenzl
    Montia fontana var. tenerrima (A. Gray) Fernald & Wiegand
    Montia fontana ssp. chondrosperma (Fenzl) Walter
    Montia fontana var. variabilis (Walters) Kozhevn.
  Common Name(s): Fountain miner's lettuce [English]
    annual water minerslettuce [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                               GenusMontia L. – miner's lettuce, water chickweed, minerslettuce  
                                  SpeciesMontia fontana L. – Fountain miner's lettuce, annual water minerslettuce  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Montia fontana   
  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 fontana   
  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 fontana   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Montia fontana   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  






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