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Western Spring Beauty

Claytonia lanceolata


A small, delicate perennial herb that emerges early in spring.


Spotted in a pine forest in eastern Washington. Cascade foothills. 2000 ft.

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DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

Fresh and beautiful, Brian!

Brian38 2 years ago

Thank you Tukup. We're having uncommonly dry and warm weather in Washington state for awhile now.

Tukup 2 years ago

Emerges "early" in the Spring is an understatement. On that date in Nebraska it would have been under several inches of snow 😊 Beautiful little flower Brian, thanks for sharing.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 15, 2020
Submitted on Apr 17, 2020

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