Bellwort – Large-Flowered

Uvularia grandiflora

Family Lily (Liliaceae)
Bloom Spring
Habitat Deciduous forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 8-20″
Flower Flowers have 6 petals, bell-shaped, tubular and about 2″ long. Petals tend to twist into spirals. They tend to droop as though the plant were wilting. There are 1-3 flowers per stem.
Leaf Leaves are long, pointed, drooping, lance-shaped 1-4″ long. They have a smooth upper surface and parallel veins. Stems pass through the base of each leaf. Leaves alternate along the main stem.
Notes The plant grows in clumps containing several individual plants along horizontal underground roots.

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