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Carolina Spring Beauty

( Claytonia caroliniana )

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Carolina Spring Beauty
Northern Spring Beauty
Montiaceae
Claytonia
Claytonia caroliniana
Michaux
NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC
Claytonia caroliniana var. lewisii
Claytonia caroliniana var. spatulifolia
Characteristics

Wildflower

Deciduous

Partial Shade, Deciduous Shade (Spring Sun)

Sand, Loam, Humus Enriched

Moist, Wet

No

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Boreal Shield, Atlantic Maritime, Mixedwood Plains

Woodland, Savannah, Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field
Design Considerations

10 cm

30 cm

Mar - Jun

White/Cream|Pink

Yes

No








No
Conservation Status

No


Interesting Tidbits

The tuberous roots can be eaten like potatoes. (Lamb/Rhynard) There are two smooth leaves on each stem followed by the appearance of candy striped flowers. The plant disappears from the ground after the seed capsules have ripened. (Flora of North America and Lady Bird Johnson)


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