Growing in pots in shade house
Common in shrub understorey
semi-shaded bank under pines; browsed probably by fallow deer
A patch of exotic dominated vegetation in a small forest clearing. As soon as the track went back into the shade, things switched almost completely to native plants.
San Diego County, California, US
Excuse the pine tree pollen on the leaves, they're all green otherwise.
Claytonia perfoliata (miner's lettuce, winter purslane, or Indian lettuce; syn. Montia perfoliata) is a fleshy annual plant native to the western mountain and coastal regions of North America from southernmost Alaska and central British Columbia south to Central America, but most common in California in the Sacramento and northern San Joaquin valleys.