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Tauscher, Joseph Allan
Uvularia perfoliata L.
Perfoliate bellwort, Mealy bellwort, Merrybells
USDA Symbol: uvpe
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
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
, QC Native Habitat:
Woodland USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Loam
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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, DE
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Record Modified: 2012-06-05
Research By: TWC Staff