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Sessile Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)
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Other common names: Merrybells, Sessileleaf Bellwort, Sessile-Leaved Bellwort, Spreading Bellwort, Straw Lily, Wild Oats
Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 6 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
More photos of this flower
- Large-Flowered Bellwort
Large-flowered bellwort is a larger plant with (surprise) a bigger flower. The leaf on the large-flowered clasps the stem, while the sessile version has a sessile (un-stemmed) leaf.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.