Streptopus lanceolatus
Family: Liliaceae
twisted-stalk
[Uvularia lanceolata Aiton]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Streptopus: from streptos for "twisted" and pous for "foot" or "stalk," referring to thread-like peduncles which bend near the middle
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb, stems finely hairy especially along margins and at the leaf nodes; from elongated rhizomes
Leaves: alternate, lance-like with pointed tips; stalkless, but not clasping
Flowers: pink streaked with dark red, 6-parted, 3/8" long, star to tubular shape, petal-like tepals separate and turning upward only near the tip; inflorescence only 1 flower above the nodes along the stem; blooms June-July
Fruits: rounded, reddish-purple to red, 1/4"-1/3" berry
Habitat: moderate moisture; forests; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Christopher Noll  
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Derek Anderson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Christopher Noll  
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Derek Anderson  
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Kenneth J. Sytsma  
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Christopher Noll  
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Christopher Noll  
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Streptopus lanceolatus image
Streptopus lanceolatus image
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