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Spring Beauty

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Woodland
Light Requirements: part sun, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Type: Loam
Height: 10-20cm
Bloom Time: Early Spring
Flower Colour: pink
Comments: one of the first ephemerals in the spring, goes dormat quickly after flowering
Germination: Seed is hydrophilic, intolerant of dry storage. Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F
Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database