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Warning! This is an invasive plant, which has the potential to aggressivley crowd out native species. Learn more about invasive plants!

Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum)

Image ID: 2015/stv36

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Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Height: 0.3 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 6 parts
Location: Stavich Bicycle Trail
Date:  5/17/2015
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Star of Bethlehem may be easily confused with:
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.

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