Close up of Dutchman's breeches

What do these flowers look like to you? To some people, the small, puffy flowers look like miniature Dutch pantaloons. That's where the name Dutchman's breeches comes from. This 6-12 inch tall plant flowers in mid-April. There are 5-10 inflated white flowers, each one a little more than a half-inch in length.

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