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Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata)

Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata) is a wildflower which is native to California and other west coast states. Also known as lanceleaf springbeauty and western springbeauty, this herbaceous perennial grows from a tuber and blooms in high elevation forests shortly after snowmelt.

Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata).  Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Alpine County, CA.  Stock Photo ID=PLA0228
Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata), close-up of two flower heads. Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Sierra Nevada, Alpine County, California.
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Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata).  Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Alpine County, CA.  Stock Photo ID=PLA0122
Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata). Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Sierra Nevada, Alpine County, California.
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Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata).  Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Alpine County, CA.  Stock Photo ID=PLA0120
Western spring beauty (Claytonia lanceolata), documentary view depicting the plant's signature opposing lanceolate leaves from which its specific name is derived. Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Sierra Nevada, Alpine County, California.
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