miner's lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata)

miner's lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata)

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A tasty edible, miner's lettuce thrives in cool, moist, shady areas, making it a perfect choice for understory plantings. Succulent green leaves emerge in late winter followed by small white flowers in early spring. Two stem leaves fuse to form a disc beneath each cluster of blooms.

Plant Type Annual.
Flower Color White.
Bloom Period Feb-May.
Height at Maturity 2-12"
Plant Spacing 8-12"
Light Requirements Shade to part-shade.
Moisture Needs Requires moisture late winter to early spring.
Soil Type

Tolerates a range of soil types.