Plant ID forum: tiny flowering bulbs

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Name: Carol
East Texas
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backacre
Mar 14, 2016 2:31 PM CST
My front yard is covered with tiny pale pink flowering bulbs...their name escapes me...can anyone help? They only come up in the Spring.


Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Mar 14, 2016 2:43 PM CST
Can you take a close up photo of the plant?

What a wonderful things to see in the spring.
Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Mar 14, 2016 3:02 PM CST
I'm no help with the ID, but it must be beautiful! How long do they last?
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Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Mar 14, 2016 3:12 PM CST
I can't see the details of your flower in that photo, but check to see if this species is a fit for your lawn decor.
Name: Carol
East Texas
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backacre
Mar 14, 2016 3:23 PM CST
Thank you, Danita! I did a search on Claytonia Virginica and it showed a close up pic of the flower. So interesting as it is edible. Who knew....I am surprised our squirrels haven't dug them all up. I knew you guys on the forum would find the name! I will go and write it down so not to forget when I am again asked. Thank you all for your replies.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Mar 14, 2016 4:23 PM CST
Carol, you can also go to that entry in the database and add it to your plant list. Then it will be a quick look to see what it is if you forget again. Hurray!
Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Mar 14, 2016 4:31 PM CST
Habranthus robustus - Rain Lily ??
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Name: Carol
East Texas
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backacre
Mar 14, 2016 4:47 PM CST
Valleylynn....not real swift when it comes to using this website....did not know about the Plant List.....will have to get busy now (or find time) to list my way too many plants for this old lady to care for and forgetting their names, too! Thank you for the information.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Mar 14, 2016 5:28 PM CST
You will love this feature once you start using it. Let us know if you need help.
Name: Sally
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sallyg
Mar 14, 2016 9:38 PM CST
i got confused when the very first post has a picture labeled with the plant in question Sticking tongue out
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Mar 14, 2016 10:12 PM CST
That is because she added the plant to her first post when it was identified.
Isn't it beautiful all over the lawn?
Name: Sally
central Maryland
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sallyg
Mar 15, 2016 5:31 AM CST
Thanks!! It's fantastic! I love spring beauties and wish I could find them more often.
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Name: Carol
East Texas
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backacre
Mar 15, 2016 8:25 AM CST
This technology confuses me no end! Sally, when I first posted my pic it was not labeled. After Lynn told me about the Plant List yesterday and I checked it out and added the name of my plant to my list (only plant listed) this morning I see that my original post is labeled. Ha! That would confuse even those people who are gifted using websites.
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Mar 15, 2016 8:36 AM CST
I think someone must have imported your image to the plant database. If you don't want a photo of your house in the database, you can go to the bottom of this page (click on the photo, not on the name):



-then click on the:

More Photo Details «

-on the next page, click on the link there:

» Propose this image be deleted

If you need help, just let me know. Smiling
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Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Mar 15, 2016 8:41 AM CST
If the above post was too confusing, here's is a direct link to get to the page to propose a deletion of that particular photo, if you want:

http://garden.org/plants/propose/delete_photo/379722/

(the image will remain in this thread/discussion, but it will be removed from the database. Smiling )
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Mar 15, 2016 9:23 AM CST
Carol, I hope you leave it. It is wonderful seeing a photo that gives perspective on what the plant looks like in a landscape.

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