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spring beauty

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Any of various succulent, spring-flowering plants of the genus Claytonia, especially C. virginica, of eastern North America, having narrow leaves and racemes of white or pinkish flowers.

spring beauty

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(Plants) a pale green annual plant (Claytonia perfoliata) of the purslane family, originally North American, having small white flowers above fused leaves that encircle the stem
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Noun1.spring beauty - small slender plant having one pair of succulent leaves at the middle of the stem and a loose raceme of white or pink or rose bowl-shaped flowers and an edible cormspring beauty - small slender plant having one pair of succulent leaves at the middle of the stem and a loose raceme of white or pink or rose bowl-shaped flowers and an edible corm
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Claytonia, genus Claytonia - genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes
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Two spring beauties from the US, trilliums and erythroniums, have been wholeheartedly adopted into British gardening repertoire.
There is a place in every garden for a clump of these spring beauties, which for me provide the most optimistic visual note of the year.