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Tauscher, Joseph Allan
Uvularia perfoliata L.
Perfoliate bellwort, Mealy bellwort, Merrybells
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
, WV Canada: NS
, QC Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Loam
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
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 Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Delaware Nature Society
- Hockessin, DELongwood Gardens
- Newark, DEMt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2013-09-09
Research By: TWC Staff