Herb: Pale Spring Beauty

Latin name: Montia spathulata

Synonyms: Claytonia exigua

Family: Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Edible parts of Pale Spring Beauty:

Leaves - raw or cooked. Succulent.

Description of the plant:


8 cm
(3 1/4 inch)

Habitat of the herb:

Dry to moist slopes.

Propagation of Pale Spring Beauty:

Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ. The seed usually germinates rapidly.

Cultivation of the herb:

Dry to moist slopes.

Medicinal use of Pale Spring Beauty:

None known

Known hazards of Montia spathulata:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.