Paronychia jamesii (James' Nailwort)
Family:
Alsinaceae (Chickweed)
   
Leaves of Paronychia jamesii are 6 to 20mm long. Leaves are longer than the papery stipules. Plants grow at lower elevations.

Compare to Paronychia pulvinata, which is a mat-forming tundra plant.
Compare to Paronychia sessiliflora (not pictured), with shorter (4 - 6 mm long) leaves. Stipules of P. sessiliflora are the same length as the leaves.


Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills
Time of bloom:  May - July
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers