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Spring Beauty Spring Beauty
May 15, 2008 - Spring Beauty flowers
These look to be Claytonia caroliniana (Carolina Spring Beauty) with wider leaves than Claytonia virginica.

Found together with flowers that are plain white with only the slighest hint of veins. Spring Beauty


Soil Type - Moist woodlands
Soil pH - Neutral
Water - Moist
Light - Part sun - shade


Height - 6 to 12 inches
Time of Bloom - May
Flower colors - White, with red-purple veins
Propagation - Seed
Transplants - Difficult