Carolinas and Georgia

1573

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Uvularia perfoliata   FAMILY Colchicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Uvularia perfoliata   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-33-001:
Uvularia perfoliata   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Perfoliate Bellwort


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Look for it in moist to fairly dry hardwood forests, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & NC)

 

partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Straw yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, perianth narrowly campanulate
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Uvularia perfoliata   FAMILY Colchicaceae

Perfoliate Bellwort