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Perfoliate Bellwort


Scientific Name     

Uvularia perfoliata L.

Family Name

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

nophotos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Characteristics:  

Habitat:  

moist woods, prefers acid soils

Plant Height:  

20-40 cm at anthesis (full maturity), growing taller later, forking above 

Flower Color:  

yellow

Flower:  

6 tepals, conspicuously glandular and papillose inside tepals

Inflorescence:  

1-3 flowers on fertile branches 

Fruit:  

capsule

Leaves:  

1-4 below forking branch; severalleaves on fertile branch; perfoliate (basal margin connate around stem), oval to lance-oblong; glabrous beneath 

Bloom Time:  

June

Origins:  

native

Other:  

see also U. grandiflora