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Uvularia perfoliata (Perfoliate bellwort)
Tauscher, Joseph Allan

Uvularia perfoliata

Uvularia perfoliata L.

Perfoliate bellwort, Mealy bellwort, Merrybells

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: UVPE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

The flower stems of Uvularia perfoliata appear to arise from the center of the leaves, appearing to pierce them. The interior surface of the flowers is roughened with small glands.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NS , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Woodland

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Loam

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Amandas Garden - Springwater, NY

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Longwood Gardens - Newark, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Bibliography

Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Uvularia perfoliata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Uvularia perfoliata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Uvularia perfoliata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-09-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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