A similar plant, spring beauty, is also found in Connecticut. Carolina spring beauty has broader, shorter leaves than spring beauty.
- Family: purslane (Portulacaceae)
- Habitat: woods, uplands
- Height: 4-12 inches
- Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
- Flower color: white striped with pink
- Flowering time: March to May
- Origin: native