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Claytonia virginica var. virginica (Virginia springbeauty)
Patrie, Phil

Claytonia virginica var. virginica

Claytonia virginica L. var. virginica

Virginia Springbeauty

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Synonym(s): Claytonia media, Claytonia robusta


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Margin: Entire

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May


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Canada: NS

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

Additional resources

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


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

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