The spring beauty (claytonia virginica) is a low-growing plant with broad, linear leaves which distinguishes is from the very similar (claytonia caroliniana) which has broad, ovate leaves.
The small flowers which grow in bunches can be distinguished by their light pink/white petals striped with a darker pink.
These flowers grow from underground tubers and can be found in large clusters. Where there's one grouping, you're sure to find another close by.
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Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who spends her time exploring and learning about the unique history and nature in North East Ohio. She lives with her fiancé and cat in Wooster where she also works at a bookstore and grows and cans her own vegetables. When she's not doing that, yoga and embroidery (not at the same time) are other things she enjoys.