Alaska Spring Beauty

Claytonia sarmentosa

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  • Alaska Spring Beauty | Alaska Spring Beauty (Claytonia sarmentosa) in Denali National Park. Photo: Jacob W. Frank, NPS
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Basic Information

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Montiaceae

Size

2-4 in

Leaf Color

Green

Leaf Shape

Elliptic

Blooming Season

Spring-Summer

Bloom Color

Pink

Attracts

Photographers

Can I eat Alaska Spring Beauty?

Greens are high in vitamin C and A

Alaska Spring Beauty Habitat

Wet Rocky Slopes, Tundra, Streambeds

Alaska Spring Beauty Facts

Alaska Spring Beauty uses large amount of water. It needs moist soil and partial sun. This wildflower is widespread in Alaska and western Canada.

Alaska Spring Beauty Distribution



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