|Spring Beauty is a member of the
plant grows to 4 inches in height and has smooth, dark green,
lance shaped leaves that grow in a single pair on opposite sides of the
1.75 inches in length. The plant
typically grows in moist coniferous forests at elevations between
5500 - 8000 feet.
The Spring Beauty at right was
photographed in the pine forests around Sedona.
Spring Beauty blooms between February - May and
produces a white to pinkish flower with 5 petals to 5/8 inches in
width. The stamens of the flower are tipped with pink.