Do you know about the Lanceleaf Springbeauty (Claytonia lanceolata)? The petals of the Lanceleaf Springbeauty may be white or pink, but both colors have dark pink veins in each petal. This flower grows up from a spherical corm, a fleshy taproot, similar to the crocus or iris. When eaten raw, the corm has a pleasant, radish-like taste. When boiled, it takes on the texture and taste of a baked potato. It prefers a position of full sun, and has trouble growing in the shade.