Ostara, Ēostre, Noruz, Vernal equinox, March equinox, Spring equinox, usually falls upon March 21st in the Northern Hemisphere, and marks the first day of Spring, and one of the two days where night and day are of equal lengths (Latin: Aequus = equal, Nox = night). Associated holidays include Easter and Holi.
New life and fresh beginnings are celebrated. The snow is melting, and spring flowers are growing. Coloured eggs and bunny rabbits are long associated with this time of year.
Rivea corymbosa is sometimes known as Flor de Pascua (Spanish: Easter Flower).