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Connecticut Plants
Carolina Spring Beauty
Claytonia caroliniana Michx.

A similar plant, spring beauty, is also found in Connecticut. Carolina spring beauty has broader, shorter leaves than spring beauty.

  • Family: purslane (Portulacaceae)
  • Habitat: woods, uplands
  • Height: 4-12 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: white striped with pink
  • Flowering time: March to May
  • Origin: native
Claytonia caroliniana Michx.
Claytonia caroliniana Michx.