Uvularia sessilifolia L.
Family: Colchicaceae
sessile bellwort,  more...
[Oakesia sessilifolia (L.) S.Watson,  more]
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Aaron Carlson  
Etymology: Uvularia: Latin for small conical body in the center of the human palate (little tongue), referring to the way the flower hangs from its stalk
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb; stems forking above the middle
Leaves: stalkless but not surrounding the stem
Flowers: cream to pale yellow, 6-parted, 7/8" long, elongated shape, nodding; blooms April-May
Fruits: 3-winged capsule with no beaks
Habitat: moderate moisture; forests, clearings
Conservation Status: Native
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Aaron Carlson  
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Christopher Noll  
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Christopher Noll  
Uvularia sessilifolia image
Christopher Noll  
Uvularia sessilifolia image
Christopher Noll  
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Thomas Givnish  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Uvularia sessilifolia image
Uvularia sessilifolia image
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