Plant A Day – Virginia Springbeauty

Virginia Springbeauty Claytonia virginica

Virginia Springbeauty
Claytonia virginica

Spring Beauty’s are found in the early spring in almost every woodland in Indiana.  They’re quite a nice little flower to see because it is so much associated with the end of winter and the start of the glorious spring.  Whoever named it just couldn’t resist calling it Spring Beauty!

Cute little white flowers with pink stripes

Cute little white flowers with pink stripes

Bunches of long thin leaves come out of the ground near the flowering stalks.

Bunches of long thin leaves come out of the ground near the flowering stalks.

The stems also have a pair of long thin leaves.

The stems also have a pair of long thin leaves.

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