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Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana (Carolina springbeauty)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana

Claytonia caroliniana Michx. var. caroliniana

Carolina Springbeauty

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Ovate , Spatulate
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AR , CT , GA , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Claytonia caroliniana var. caroliniana


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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