Calandrinia ciliata Calandrinia ciliata Calandrinia ciliata
Common Name Red Maids
Latin Name Calandrinia ciliata
Native Habitat 0 to 6,000 feet in western U. S. and NW Mexico grasslands
Soil Dry decomposed granite, sand, limestone, clay loam, low organic content, well drained
Water Weekly
Height X Width Maximum 1 foot x 1 foot
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen anual
Garden Suitability Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value Rose red flowers
Nature Value Flowers used by butterflies and bees
Native American Uses Oily seeds eaten raw or cooked, sometimes ground, leaves used as greens
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