Almost prostrate, spreading annual, the rose-red flowers opening mostly in the afternoon, dotted in fields, open areas of mostly woodland and grassland habitats, sandy or loamy soils, showy in spring, leaves fleshy, pretty in a small annual area of a perennial native garden, can be used for ecological restoration, a higher proportion of plants will emerge and grow in a disturbed area (cultivated field), . Best seed this species onto a site. CA-FP, wMP, sSNE, to NM, central America, nw SA.
Foliage of Calandrinia ciliata is na.
Flower of Calandrinia ciliata has color red.
Communities for Calandrinia ciliata:Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland and Central Oak Woodland.