Family: Portulacaceae, purslane family
Genus, species: Claytonia virginica
Leaves are linear or lance-shaped, about 3 to 4 inches long.
Small clusters of flowers are produced at tip of stem. Each flower has five petals. Petals are white with pink stripes. Anthers are pink. Blooms during early spring, in mid- to late April.
The genus, Claytonia, is named for John Clayton (1686-1773), a British physician and botanist.