Claytonia megarhiza

Alpine Spring Beauty
Claytonia megarhiza

Family: Miner's Lettuce (Montiaceae )
AKA: Big-rooted Spring Beauty
Photo taken on: July 28, 2007
Location: Cottonwood Pass, CO
Life Zones: Alpine
Habitat: Scree, rocky areas

Grows with a rosette of fleshy leaves and pink flower buds. Flowers are white with red veins.

Flora of North America reference.

Pink Single Flowers | White/Cream Single Flowers