[The Montias of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Annual Water Miner's-lettuce, Blinks, Spring Water Chickweed, Water Chickweed

Montia fontana var. tenerrima

Synonyms: Claytonia hallii, Montia clara, Montia dipetala, Montia fontana ssp. fontana, Montia fontana var. lamprosperma, Montia fontana var. tenerrima, Montia funstonii, Montia hallii, Montia minor

Annual Water Miner's-lettuce, Blinks, Spring Water Chickweed, Water Chickweed: Montia fontana (Synonyms: Claytonia hallii, Montia clara, Montia dipetala, Montia fontana ssp. fontana, Montia fontana var. lamprosperma, Montia fontana var. tenerrima, Montia funstonii, Montia hallii, Montia minor)

Water chickweed growing in a small vernal stream at the Columbia Land Trust's Bowman Creek Preserve, Klickitat River Gorge.............May 1, 2011.

Annual Water Miner's-lettuce, Blinks, Spring Water Chickweed, Water Chickweed: Montia fontana (Synonyms: Claytonia hallii, Montia clara, Montia dipetala, Montia fontana ssp. fontana, Montia fontana var. lamprosperma, Montia fontana var. tenerrima, Montia funstonii, Montia hallii, Montia minor) - Annual Water Miner's-lettuce, Blinks, Spring Water Chickweed, Water Chickweed: Montia fontana (Synonyms: Claytonia hallii, Montia clara, Montia dipetala, Montia fontana ssp. fontana, Montia fontana var. lamprosperma, Montia fontana var. tenerrima, Montia funstonii, Montia hallii, Montia minor)

Water chickweed as seen at Catherine Creek in the Columbia River Gorge..........April 14, 2007. Note the opposite stem leaves and the creeping stems which root at the nodes.

Annual Water Miner's-lettuce, Blinks, Spring Water Chickweed, Water Chickweed: Montia fontana (Synonyms: Claytonia hallii, Montia clara, Montia dipetala, Montia fontana ssp. fontana, Montia fontana var. lamprosperma, Montia fontana var. tenerrima, Montia funstonii, Montia hallii, Montia minor)

Water chickweed as seen at Catherine Creek in the Columbia River Gorge...........January 13, 2018.

Paul Slichter