Spanish Bluebells (Hyacinthoides hispanica)
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Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Height: 0.75 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: April to May
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 6 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Notes: Poisonous if ingested.
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- Virginia Bluebell
Petals are fused into a tube in Virginia Bluebells, compeletely separate on Spanish Bluebells. Spanish bluebells have leaves only at the base of the stem.
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.