Claytonia.

Claytonia virginica.

Purslane Family. Mch. - May.

A plant 6 - 12 inches high, found in moist, open woods, low meadows. Common west and south.

Flowers

White veined with pink, or pink with veins of deeper pink; divisions 5.

Leaves

Long and narrow, width variable. Roots tuberous. C. caroliniana is similar to the preceding, except that the flowers are smaller and fewer, and leaves more oblong.

Spring Beauty.

Spring Beauty.