Claytonia perfoliata (miner's lettuce). Victoria Park, Port Hills, Christchurch. Photo: © Murray Dawson
Under canopy, along track.
Locally common in an area on the bank behind the boatsheds
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.