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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Claytonia virginica ([Virginia] Spring Beauty)
This small and delicate native ephemeral blooms early spring in rich, moist, open woodlands and meadows throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.* As tree canopies leaf out and temperatures rise, its foliage fades away and will not reappear until the next year. The Virginia Native Plant Society honored Spring Beauty as Wildflower of the Year in 1990.
*In VA, it is absent in the far southwest and on the Eastern Shore.
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Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets