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Tuberous Spring Beauty (Claytonia tuberosa)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Tuberous Spring Beauty
Claytonia tuberosa
Portulacaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Root – raw or cooked[2, 74, 85, 105, 172]. It can be added to soups and stews[257]. It is rather small[172].

    Leaves – raw or cooked[172]. A source of vitamins A and C, the leaves can be used as greens[257].

    Flowers – raw[172].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – surface sow on a peat based compost in spring in a cold frame. Germination usually takes place within 2 – 4 weeks at 10¡c[164]. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the cold frame for at least their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer after the last expected frosts. Division of offsets in spring or autumn.
Prefers a damp peaty soil and a position in full sun[1, 164]. Requires a lime-free soil[164].
N. America to E. Asia – Siberia.

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