Genus: Claytonia

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Claytonia Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 204. 1753.

List of Claytonia Species

References to Claytonia

  • Anderson, W. B.; Eickmeier, W. G. 2000. Nutrient resorption in Claytonia virginica L.: implications for deciduous forest nutrient cycling. Canad. J. Bot. 78: 832-839.
  • Dailey, T. B.; Scott, P. E. 2006. Spring nectar sources for solitary bees and flies in a landscape of deciduous forest and agricultural fields: production, variability, and consumption. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 133: 535-547.
  • Demars, B. G. 1996. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal status of spring ephemerals in two Ohio forests. Ohio J. Science 96: 97-99.
  • Doyle, J. J.; Doyle, J. L. 1988. Natural interspecific hybridization in eastern North American Claytonia. Amer. J. Bot. 75: 1238-1246.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Frey, F. M. 2004. Opposing natural selection from herbivores and pathogens may maintain floral-color variation in Claytonia virginica (Portulacaceae). Evolution 58: 2426-2437.
  • Frey, F. M. 2007. Phenotypic integration and the potential for independent color evolution in a polymorphic spring ephemeral. Amer. J. Bot. 94: 437-444.
  • Grandtner, M. M.; Gervais, C. 1990. Initial stages of the in situ development of Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana. Canad. J. Bot. 68: 726-730.
  • Handel, S. N.; Fisch, S. B.; Schatz, G. E. 1981. Ants disperse a majority of herbs in a mesic forest community in New York State. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 108: 430-437.
  • Kalmbacher, G. 1970. A new color form of Claytonia virginica. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 97: 123. (forma nov.)
  • Lewis, W. H. 1967. Cytogeography of Claytonia virginica and its allies. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 54: 153-171.
  • Lewis, W. H.; Suda, Y. 1968. Karyotypes in relation to classification and phylogeny in Claytonia. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 55: 64-67.
  • Macior, L. W. 1978. Pollination ecology of vernal angiosperms. Oikos 30: 452-460.
  • Milby, T. H. 1980. Studies in the floral anatomy of Claytonia virginica Portulacaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 67: 1046-1050.
  • Miller, J. M.; Chambers, K. L. 2006. Systematics of Claytonia (Portulacaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 78: 1-236.
  • Motten, A. F. 1981. Pollination effectiveness of specialist and generalist visitors to a North Carolina USA population of Claytonia virginica. Ecology 62: 1278-1287.
  • Nyananyo, B. L. 1988. The systematic significance of seed morphology and anatomy in the Portulacaceae centrospermae. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 23: 275-279.
  • O'Quinn, R.; Hufford, L. 2005. Molecular systematics of Montieae (Portulacaceae): Implications for taxonomy, biogeography and ecology. Syst. Bot. 30: 314-331.
  • Schemske, D. W. 1977. Flowering phenology and seed set in Claytonia virginica (Portulacaceae). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 254-263.
  • Snyder, D. B. 1992. A new status for New Jersey's yellow spring beauty. Bartonia 57: 39-49.
  • Tessier, J. T. 2008. Leaf habit, phenology, and longevity of 11 forest understory plant species in Algonquin State Forest, northwest Connecticut, USA. Botany 86: 457-465.