Blooming next to Glacier Lilies.
4330 meters (14210 feet)
near Mount Evans summit
Mount Evans, Colorado
Possible herbarium specimen
Called Candy Flower
Claytonia sibirica. Growing in tall grass next to Wax Myrtle bushes in wetter part of cow pasture.
Claytonia (Spring Beauty) is a genus of 26 species of flowering plants in the family Montiaceae, primarily native to North America, with a few species extending south to Guatemala in Central America, and northwest to northeastern Asia.