Authentic Wisconsin.  Springbeauty


Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Above: Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.


Springbeauty - Claytonia virginicaClaytonia caroliniana (Spring Ephemeral)

Both types of Spring Beauty are native to wisconsin; although, Claytonia caroliniana is not usually found in Dane County. And, since these images were taken in Dane County, they are most probably Claytonia virginica.

Springbeauty blooms April-June

Other names: Claytonia virginica, Virginia springbeauty, Virginia spring-beauty, spring-beauty, eastern spring beauty, grass-flower, fairy spud.

Other names: Claytonia caroliniana, Carolina springbeauty, Carolina spring-beauty, spring-beauty.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin May 4, 2020.

Above: Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2019.


For more information on Carolina Springbeauty, visit Wikipedia.

For more information on Virginia Springbeauty, visit Wikipedia.

Or, for information on Claytonia caroliniana visit the Wisconsin State Herbarium.

Or, for information on Claytonia virginica visit the Wisconsin State Herbarium.


Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 21, 2020.
Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 21, 2020.
Springbeauty next to the Vistor's Center of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 8, 2021.
Springbeauty next to the Vistor's Center of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 8, 2021.
Springbeauty next to the Vistor's Center of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 8, 2021.
Springbeauty next to the Vistor's Center of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 8, 2021.
Springbeauty in the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 17, 2021.
Springbeauty in the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Native Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin on April 17, 2021.
Springbeauty next to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin on April 29, 2022.
1816-1829 botanical illustration of Springbeauty (Claytonia Virginica).
1806 botanical illustration of Springbeauty (Claytonia Virginica).
1827-1829 botanical illustration of Springbeauty (Claytonia Virginica).

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Springbeauty
Claytonia virginica
Claytonia caroliniana


Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 4, 2020.


Above: Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin. (5/04/20)


Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 30, 2021.

Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on April 30, 2021.


Above: Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin. (4/30/21)


Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin on May 6, 2020.


Above: Springbeauty in the Maple-Basswood Forest of the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison, Wisconsin. (5/06/20)


Springbeauty next to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin on April 29, 2022.


Above: Springbeauty next to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin. (4/29/22)


1898 botanical illustration of Springbeauty (Claytonia Virginica).


Above: 1898 botanical illustration of Springbeauty (Claytonia Virginica).


1919 Springbeauty  illustration by Mary Vaux Walcott.

Above: 1919 Springbeauty (claytonia virginica) illustration by Mary Vaux Walcott. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist.



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